By S. F. A. Caulfeild, Blanche Saward, Sophia Frances Anne Caulfeild
The dictionary of needlework, an encyclopaedia of creative, simple, and fancy needlework, dealing absolutely with the main points of all of the stitches hired, the strategy of operating, the fabrics used, the which means of technical phrases, and, the place priceless, tracing the beginning and heritage of many of the works defined. Illustrated with upwards of 800 wooden engravings. undeniable stitching, textiles, dressmaking, home equipment, and phrases, via S. F. A. Caulfeild. Church embroidery, lace, and decorative needlework, by way of Blanche C. Saward. London, L. U. Gill, 1882
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The Bareges made in Paris have a warp and at first made many names Cheap sorts are made with a cotton warp. —A hand-spun yarn employed in manu- of silk. facture of a very fine gauze cloth, and chiefly for men's The seat of industry is at Rheims, in France. veils. Barnsley Crash, or Linen. — A name indiscriminately used to denote the narrow crash employed for round towels. , from 16 inches up to 25 inches. See Ckash. — Barnsley Linens. A description made for the purpose of embroidery. of linen especially It is to be had both bleached and unbleached, and in different degrees of fineness and of width, from narrow to a double width of One kind of Barnsley Linen is designated 80 inches.
Divided. 29. Fig. 29 —The ornamentation of any border of French term to denote a bodice of a dress having a basque finish to it depending from the waist. —The French for low warp a term used a garment or other article, either by means of a trimming laid upon it, or by cutting out the material, in the pattern known in architecture by that term, and forming the in tapestry work. parapet of a castle or church; the open portions being called embrasures. iiiue. — Derived from the old German bastan, to sew, or besten, to bind.
See Fustian. first — every sixth bead. upon of a chestnut is of a grey coloui". The long hairs glossy. Fia. 33. The fur and from it and the surface cut smoothly, and it is much employed for hats, bonnets, muffs, tippets, cuffs, and trimmings, and also as linings, being warm and durable. The white fur underneath the body is largely exported to France, where it is employed for making bonnets. A medium-sized skin measures 18 by 22 inches. The skins are imported to this country by the Hudson's Bay Company.