bonnaz


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bonnaz

[bə′naz]
(textiles)
A machine used for embroidery in which the fabric is held tightly and the needle moves freely to outline a design with the chain stitch.
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(49) On the wicked character attributed to Erwig's Greek origins, see Bonnaz, Chroniques asturiennes, p.
(The team was convened in response to a proposal to alter the garment district's zoning that would have effectively killed the district off; the proposal has since been tabled.) It was not hard to imagine myself as a kind of industrial Indiana Jones, mapping the murky contours of a business hardly known for its transparency, plying dark warehouses where hulking machines sat mothballed, being handed business cards advertising long-abandoned embroidery crafts such as bonnaz, meeting workers whose average age was just south of retirement.