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Lacework

Architectural patterns or decorations resembling lace.
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lacework

Architectural decorations resembling lace. Also see cast-iron lacework and jigsaw work.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lacework over the bust and down the arms adds interesting details to this bold dress.
the golden brown bricks were all generously trimmed with intricate white "lacework".
A new exhibition of embroidery, lacework and jewellery will also be on display at the council-owned property at the weekend.
The forms generated are aesthetically accurate and display a strong sense of their own female character, of beauty, of finesse and of attention to detail." Her collection of porcelain paperclay (mixed with cellulose fibre to obtain maximum resilience during the working phases), is almost immaterial; impalpable threads, pure white filigree lacework. The process calls for freehand drizzling by means of a syringe, with a gestural action of 'dripping' on to concave and convex refractory supports.
Hewn from a single piece of ivory, its maker had somehow - and obviously without modern technology - trimmed away so that 21 lacework balls nestle inside one another.
Ascot Under the grandstand, a lacework of corridors leads to the main kitchen where head chef Steve Goulding is displaying none of the diva-like tendencies associated with celebrity chefs while getting through 50 times as much work.
Thinking back to the white china head in the antique/junk shop, marked out with that lacework of black lines and letterings in phrenology's now discredited mind-mapping, I wonder how close oboe and bayonet might sometimes be, supposing we really could chart out the oceans of the mind, mark in their complex currents, reefs and trenches.
Loose cribriform with cells forming pattern narrow strands (often 2 cells thick); spanning lumen without stromal support and intersecting randomly to form an orderly lacework of empty spaces 2.
The occasion also showcased great British fashion, creative flair and style: from the brides's wedding gown designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen, with delicate lacework by British artisans, to the fabulous concoctions by Philip Treacy, our leading hat designer, that everyone seemed to be wearing.
The lacework on the top-secret creation was carried out at the studios of the Royal School of Needlework (RSN), at Hampton Court Palace.
I hope that by marrying traditional fabrics and lacework, with a modern structure and design, we have created a beautiful dress for Catherine on her wedding day."
For the next 200 years Murano produced its finest pieces: heavy set chalices, goblets with elaborate, flowery or convoluted stems, wine glasses, decanters, dishes with milky intricate filigree designs imitating lacework which were to become collectors' items.