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1. a town in N France, near the Forest of Chantilly formerly famous for lace and porcelain. Pop.: 10 902 (1999)
2. a breed of medium-sized cat with silky semi-long hair



a city in northern France, in Oise Department. Population, 11,000 (1968). Chantilly is a transportation junction. Its industries produce precision machinery, photographic materials, and ceramic ware.

The city is famous for the Grand Chateau de Chantilly, which was erected between 1527 and 1530 under the direction of the architect P. Chambiges in the French Renaissance style. The château passed to the Condé family in 1643 and was thereafter gradually rebuilt according to the plans of F. Mansart and other architects, such as A. Lenôtre, who designed the park. The Grand Château de Chantilly now houses the Musée Condé, a collection of old French art.


Broglie, R. de. Chantilly. Paris, 1968.


Bobbin lace with fine hexagonal mesh ground; the pattern is outlined in heavy thread with a design that usually contains scrolls and florals.
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