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Embroidery frame   /ɛmbrˈɔɪdəri freɪm/   Listen
Embroidery frame

noun
1.
A frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering.  Synonyms: embroidery hoop, tambour.






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"Embroidery frame" Quotes from Famous Books



... end of the room sat a tall and graceful lady, young and handsome, with an embroidery frame before her. Her head-dress was a small sort of hood, richly ornamented, with a veil falling behind. She had a long waist with an embroidered stomacher, and a handsome girdle which hung down in front. Her gown was open, showing a richly-decorated petticoat beneath, so long as completely ...
— The Golden Grasshopper - A story of the days of Sir Thomas Gresham • W.H.G. Kingston

... but slowly, the process seeming a long and dreary one, the vigour of a youthful frame soon asserted itself, and I could feel the returning tide of health and strength. But as yet I lay there upon the great four-post bed, with my mother sitting near by, her dear face bending over the embroidery frame, as her deft fingers weaved beautiful designs with the silk. As I lay there, I would wander back again to that day before the duel, to the swift challenging glance of a pair of blue eyes as a blood-red rose was pinned to my coat. But that was so long ...
— The Tory Maid • Herbert Baird Stimpson



Words linked to "Embroidery frame" :   tambour, embroidery hoop, framework



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