What is special about Chantilly lace?

Chantilly lace is known for its fine ground, outlined pattern, and abundant detail. The pattern is outlined in cordonnet, a flat untwisted strand. The best Chantilly laces were made of silk, and were generally black, which made them suitable for mourning wear.

What is Chantilly lace made of?

Chantilly lace is a kind of bobbin lace popularized in 18th century France. It is identifiable by its fine ground, outlined pattern, and abundant detail, and was generally made from black silk thread.

What is Chantilly fabric?

Chantilly lace fabric is a type of bobbin lace traditionally created out of black threads and featuring floral or botanical patterns on a point d’esprit or net background. Its name originates from the city of Chantilly in France where such lace concept was firstly designed.

Where is Chantilly lace made?

Chantilly lace, bobbin lace made at Chantilly, north of Paris, from the 17th century; the silk laces for which Chantilly is famous date from the 18th century.

Who first sang Chantilly lace?

The Big Bopper
Chantilly Lace (song)

“Chantilly Lace”
Songwriter(s) J.P. Richardson
Producer(s) Jerry Kennedy
The Big Bopper singles chronology
“Chantilly Lace” (1958) “Little Red Riding Hood” (1958)

How do you identify Alencon lace?

Alençon lace is created by outlining the details in the underlying lace pattern. The heavier thread (or cord) used gives the elements a raised edge which accentuates the pretty details. Alençon is easily recognized because of its three-dimensional look.

What is Lyon lace?

LYON LACE is the “creme de la creme” of all lace. Lyon Lace is actually produced on different looms than our Leavers looms – the looms are over 150+ years old and only 3 remain in existence. These looms move slower, yet can handle patterns that cannot be produced on any other loom.

Is Chantilly a name?

The name Chantilly is primarily a female name of French origin that means Singer.

What is the meaning of Chantilly Lace?

Definition of Chantilly lace : a delicate silk, linen, or synthetic lace having a 6-sided mesh ground and a floral or scrolled design. — called also Chantilly.