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Lace pillow

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lace pillow a cushion used in making hand-wrought lace.
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Usage

In literature:

Its splendid silk coverlet and pillows cased in embroidery and lace made an effective background for her.
"Remember the Alamo" by Amelia E. Barr
Whether of needlepoint or pillow make, both the ornament and the ground are produced by the lace maker.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Pillow lace may be easily distinguished from Point lace, as in the former the ground, or reseau, is made of plaited threads.
"Chats on Old Lace and Needlework" by Emily Leigh Lowes
Behind the closed window, all day and every day, sits an old woman at her lace pillow.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
All this time her hands were busy at her lace-pillow.
"Mugby Junction" by Charles Dickens
Pillow lace needs a little more attention, but is a lovely art which girls can easily master.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Here he found her in a robe of silk and lace reclining upon a sofa, propped up with gay pillows, a book beside her.
"Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist" by John T. McIntyre
The alcove, too, was hung with pale pink muslin, and the pillow-slip, dazzling in its whiteness, was edged with lace.
"Pride" by Eugène Sue
He felt her like a bundle of down, of lace, soft and flabby as a pillow, still in his arms.
"The Twilight of the Souls" by Louis Couperus
He flung himself upon the bed, all regardless of the lace pillow-sham which had once had a place on Hazel's own bed.
"The Son of his Father" by Ridgwell Cullum
The borders of the sheets and cases of the satin pillows were deeply edged with the finest lace.
"Gabriel Conroy" by Bert Harte
On a sofa covered with lace pillows Blair saw a man sitting, smoking as well.
"The Girl From His Town" by Marie Van Vorst
With its wealth of pillows and lace coverings it looked quite regal.
"Daisy" by Miranda Eliot Swan
Lace of an ordinary figured pattern used to be made on the pillow at the rate of about three meshes per minute.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
Taylor provided much of his own bed-linen and she noticed that the pillows had lace and were generally elaborate and costly.
"The Trial of Oscar Wilde" by Anonymous
The lace is made in one piece upon the pillow, the ground being formed with the pattern.
"Lace, Its Origin and History" by Samuel L. Goldenberg
There are two kinds of lace, point and pillow.
"The Spell of Belgium" by Isabel Anderson
She leaned back among her lace pillows.
"The Romance of His Life" by Mary Cholmondeley
As I bent, looking full into the contracted pupil, I suddenly detected something half concealed in the lace edging of the pillow.
"In White Raiment" by William Le Queux
It had sheets trimmed with lace, and her initials, C. M., on the pillow.
"The Celebrity at Home" by Violet Hunt
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In news:

This simple-to-make lace pillow will be dear to your heart.
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