Honiton Lace

Example of 19th century Honiton lace. Example of 19th century Honiton lace.

Honiton lace is a type of appliqué net lace that uses bobbin lace slips that are applied to a net slip. It is named after a town in East Devon, England, that has been an important lace making centre since the seventeenth century.

Also known as: Honiton bobbin lace.

See also: Honiton braid; Honiton lace (USA); Brussels lace

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace, Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, pp. 80-82.

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