Lace making sentence example

lace making
  • Annaberg, together with the neighbouring suburb, Buchholz, is the chief seat of the braid and lace-making industry in Germany, introduced here by Barbara Uttmann in 1561, and further developed by Belgian refugees, who, driven from their country by the duke of Alva, settled here in 15 9 o.
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  • Annaberg has technical schools for lace-making, commerce and agriculture, in addition to high grade public schools for boys and girls.
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  • The delicate fabric made by hand on the pillow was long in demand; its sale was, however, greatly diminished by the competition of cheaper machine-made goods, and a school of lace-making was opened to promote its recovery.
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  • The secret of lace-making was believed to have been lost, but the late Signor Fambri discovered at Chioggia an old woman who knew it, and placed her at the head of a lace school.
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  • Lace-making, discovered or introduced by Barbara Uttmann in the latter half of the 16th century, and now fostered by government schools, was long an important domestic industry among the villages of the Erzgebirge, and has attained to a great industry in Plauen.
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  • Saxony is particularly well-equipped with technical schools, the textile industries being especially fostered by numerous schools of weaving, embroidery and lace-making; but the mining academy at Freiberg and the school of forestry at Tharandt are probably the most widely known.
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  • Under him lace-making began on the Erzgebirge, and clothmaking flourished at Zwickau.
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  • There is some agricultural trade, and a little straw-plaiting and lace-making are carried on.
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  • The industries of Caen include timber-sawing, metal-founding and machine-construction, cloth-weaving, lace-making, the manufacture of leather and gloves, and of oil from the colza grown in the district, furniture and other wooden goods and chemical products.
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  • The industries include lace-making, linen-weaving, and leather manufacture.
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  • Graslitz is one of the most important industrial towns of Bohemia, its specialities being the manufacture of musical instruments, carried on both as a factory and a domestic industry, and lace-making.
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  • Brewing, strawplaiting and lace-making are carried on in Ampthill.
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  • Dyeing, leatherdressing, lace-making and the manufacture of porcelain for household and laboratory purposes are carried on.
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  • Turf-cutting, coarse lace-making and the breeding of canaries and native song-birds also occupy many of the people.
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  • The town has flour mills and breweries, and some straw-plaiting and lace-making are carried on in the vicinity.
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  • Lace-making was formerly the chief industry, but machines for making lace set up in the town by John Heathcote were destroyed by the Luddites in 1816, and the manufacture lost its importance.
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  • The town formerly had a considerable woollen and lace-making trade.
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  • Superior hand-made carpets are also made, and Quito artisans show much skill in wood carvings and in gold and silver works; the women excel in fine needlework and lace-making.
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