- lace without any ground mesh, having the patterns held together by connecting threads
- a kind of gimp fabric
Origin of guipureFrench from guiper, to cover with silk from Frankish an unverified form wipan, to wind, akin to whip
- A coarse large-patterned lace without a net background. Also called Venice lace .
- See gimp 1.
Origin of guipureFrench from Old French from guiper to cover with silk of Germanic origin ; see weip- in Indo-European roots.