What is Lace?

Lace is a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread that can be made by machine or by hand.

Lace is often made with cotton thread, although linen and silk threads are also available.

Manufactured lace may be made of synthetic fiber.

Key Points

  • Lace was commonly used by clergy of the early Catholic Church as part of vestments in religious ceremonies.
  • It has long been used as a decorative element especially in bridal dresses and other bridal attire.
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