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Smocking


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Type of needlework, also known as honeycombing, which involves gathering and ornamenting surplus material. The technique was used to embellish smock-frocks, which were long garments worn over (or instead of) coats by farm labourers in 19th-century England.

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Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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