broderie anglaise

   (broh-deh-REE anh-GLEHZ) [French: English embroidery] A style of fine white cotton fabric with embroidered eyelets laid out in a pattern or a flowerlike design.

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  • Broderie Anglaise — (French, English Embroidery ) is a whitework needlework technique incorporating features of embroidery, cutwork and needle lace that arose in England in the 19th century.Broderie Anglaise is characterized by patterns composed of small holes or… …   Wikipedia

  • Broderie Anglaise — Open embroidery work upon white linen or cambric, similar to Madeira work. Embroidery cotton outlines the designs, then holes are cut, the edges turned under and sewn over …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • broderie anglaise — ► NOUN ▪ open embroidery on fine white cotton or linen. ORIGIN French, English embroidery …   English terms dictionary

  • broderie anglaise — /broh deuh ree ahng glayz , glez /; Fr. /brddawdeu rddee ahonn glez / fine white needlework done on fine cloth, typically on eyelet. Also, broderie Anglaise. Also called Madeira embroidery. [1850 55; < F: lit., English embroidery] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • broderie anglaise — bro|de|rie an|glaise sb. (itk.) (bomuldsstof med hulmønster), i sms. broderie anglaise , fx broderie anglaise kjole (jf. § 57. Bindestreg.7.a) …   Dansk ordbog

  • broderie anglaise — [ˌbrəʊd(ə)rɪ ɒbroderie anglaisegleɪz] noun open embroidery, typically in floral patterns, on fine white cotton or linen. Origin C19: Fr., lit. English embroidery …   English new terms dictionary

  • broderie anglaise — /ˌbroʊdəri ˈɒŋgleɪz/ (say .brohduhree ongglayz) noun white embroidery on white material with eyelet and cutwork designs. {French: English embroidery} …   Australian English dictionary

  • broderie anglaise — n. open embroidery on white linen or cambric, esp. in floral patterns. Etymology: F, = English embroidery …   Useful english dictionary

  • broderie — [ brɔdri ] n. f. • 1334; de broder 1 ♦ Ouvrage consistant en points qui recouvrent un motif dessiné sur un tissu ou un canevas; art d exécuter de tels ouvrages. ⇒ dentelle, guipure, tapisserie. Faire de la broderie. Broderie à l aiguille.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • broderie —   n. embroidery like pattern.    ♦ broderie anglaise, mixture of solid and open work embroidery …   Dictionary of difficult words

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