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Spangle (USA)

A spangle (USA) is a flat, ornamental disc applied to cloth as a decoration. It can be made from metal, plastic, shell, etc., and is usually circular with a single hole. 

In England a spangle is specifically made out of metal.

See also the TRC Needles entry on a cuvette.

Source: TORTORA, Phyllis G. and Ingrid JOHNSON (2014). Fairchild Books. Dictionary of Textiles, London: Bloomsbury, p. 577.

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Last modified on Saturday, 20 May 2017 19:14