Dentelle

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English

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noun

Dentelle (uncountable)

  1. "An 18th century style of hook decoration, usually in gold, consisting of a combination of elliptical scrolls of slightly shaded leafy character joined to clusters and horders of great richness, resembling lace, and pointing toward the center of the cover."[1]

Related terms

Derome style

Translations

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  • Danish: kniplingsmonster (da)
  • Dutch: verguld randwerk (nl)
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  • German: Spitzenverzierung (de)
  • Italian: merletto (it)
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  • Spanish: decorado en forma de encaje (es)
  • Swedish: dentell (sv)

French

noun

Dentelle f (plural Dentelles)

References

  1. Roberts, Don., et al. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books : a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress : For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.