Both narrow and wide lace fabrics are available. The edges of the fabric may be straight or curved. It is an important trimming, for it is used for table cloths, curtains, handkerchiefs, dresses, and underwear.
Crochet lace is an application of the art of crochet. ... Originally crocheted lace was not regarded as true lace. Crocheting was considered an easy, and less time-consuming, but otherwise clearly inferior surrogate for "true" lace such as bobbin lace, needle lace or netting.
Chemical lace (sometimes referred to as Schiffli lace) is a form of machine-made lace. This method of lace-making is done by embroidering a pattern on a sacrificial fabric that has been chemically treated so as to disintegrate after the pattern has been created. Schiffli machines came into use in the late 19th century.
A mesh is a barrier made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible or ductile materials. A mesh is similar to a web or a net in that it has many attached or woven strands.
an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material.