Espagnolette - (Textile Furniture Decoration French)

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Espagnolette - (Textile, Furniture, Decoration, French) Gillot and his pupil, Watteau, made fashionable this decorative motif of the stiff lace collar worn by Spanish women. It developed into a pattern used by furniture designers and is to be found on Regency writing tables and chests of drawers.

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