When I  think of chenille it immediately reminds me of the chenille table cloth 
used by me grandmother! 


> On 11 Aug 2017, at 18:42, Adele Shaak <ash...@shaw.ca> wrote:
> This is an interesting lace - thank you for putting up the photo. I agree 
> with you that it is a nice little design. It doesn’t look like what I would 
> expect from the description in Caulfield’s Dictionary of Needlework - the 
> pattern isn’t poor, it’s not geometrical, and not filled with thick stitches. 
> It does look like the lacemaker has just substituted a chenille thread for 
> the usual smooth gimp - if a smooth gimp were used then it would look to me 
> very like the samples in the Ipswich lace book.
> Adele
> West Vancouver, BC
> (west coast of Canada)

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