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From Olney Lace To Opus Anglicanum

OLNEY. English lace center, Eighteenth Century. OPEN TOILE. A ground used in needle-point work.

OPUS. (It.) Work.

OPUS ANGLICANUM. English work, primarily needle-work and embroidery of the English nuns, famous in Europe as early as the Fourteenth Century. lace when composed of pieces of parchment covered or wrapped with silk, gold or silver thread.