The production of lace and guipure, occupying 112,000 persons, is carried on mainly in the towns and villages of Haute-Loire and in Vosges (Mirecourt), Rhne (Lyons), Pas-de-Calais (Calais) and Paris.
guipure lace, using crochet.
The bodice is on elastic straps, made of semi-stretched dense fabric and covered with guipure.
The lid, a costumer's name for the top of the tutu, is circular ,with a cut angle in front and also made of guipure.
The arm ruffles are guipure and tulle trimmed with gold or silver sparkling braid.