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The terms included here relate to the documentation of techniques related to the creation of items represented in HistoricDress, with definitions, sources, and images.

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Refers to the process in which a needle and thread or fine wire are used to stitch decorative designs into cloth, leather, paper, or other material. It may also refer to the process used to create machine-made imitations of hand-made embroidery. For…