Point de Gaze

Point de Gaze (sometimes Point de Gauze) is a needle lace from Belgium named for the gauze-like appearance of the mesh ground.

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* [http://www.museocaprai.it/en/tecnica_Point_de_Gaze.htm Point de Gaze - Virtual Museum of Textile Arts]


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  • Point de gaze — ● Point de gaze point à l aiguille exécuté dans les dentelles belges, en particulier celles de Bruxelles. (Il est utilisé pour le remplissage des fleurs et des feuilles.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • point de gaze — də|gäz, gaz noun (plural points de gaze) Etymology: French, literally, lace of gauze : a fine needlepoint lace of Belgian origin with a gauzy net ground ornamented with floral patterns * * * Fr. /pwaonn deuh gahz /. a needlepoint lace in which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • point de gaze — Fr. /pwaonn deuh gahz /. a needlepoint lace in which delicate floral designs are sewn onto a net ground. [1900 05; < F: gauze stitch] * * * ▪ lace       (French: “gauze lace”), needle lace produced in Brussels, principally from 1851 to around… …   Universalium

  • Point De Gaze Lace — Flemish point lace resembling Alencon though much softer, being without horsehair. The pattern is a combination of close and open stitches. The modern Point Gaze is the finest lace made and is needle made with Reseau ground …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • gaze — [ gaz ] n. f. • 1461; p. ê. de la ville de Gaza 1 ♦ Tissu léger et transparent, de soie, de lin ou de laine, à armure complexe, à fils sinueux. Robe de gaze. ♢ Spécialt Bande, compresse de gaze (de coton). « La gaze enveloppait le crâne et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gazé — gaze [ gaz ] n. f. • 1461; p. ê. de la ville de Gaza 1 ♦ Tissu léger et transparent, de soie, de lin ou de laine, à armure complexe, à fils sinueux. Robe de gaze. ♢ Spécialt Bande, compresse de gaze (de coton). « La gaze enveloppait le crâne et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gaze — (ga z ) s. f. 1°   Espèce d étoffe fort claire, faite de soie ou de fil d or et d argent. •   La vieille lui baisa les franges de sa robe de gaze, VOLT. Taureau, 2. •   On doit à leurs travaux réunis [de Montigni et de Holker] la perfection… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Gaze-contingency paradigm — The gaze contingency paradigm is a technique for studying eye movement, a field of study in psychology that has revealed some of the details of cognitive function. Over the past century, the way the eyes move in human activities as diverse as… …   Wikipedia

  • point of view —    A position or angle from which something is observed or considered, and the direction of the viewer s gaze; a standpoint which is either a physical location or one in the mind. Examples of the points of view possible in a picture are: from… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • The Gaze of Orpheus — is derived from the antiquarian Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Following his descent into the Underworld Orpheus disobeys Hades’ and Persephone’s condition for release of his wife Eurydice. To you this tale refers,Who seek to lead your… …   Wikipedia

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