Flounce is a strip of decorative material that usually attached by one edge at the end of court dress that elaborated the translucency and movement of lace. The design is usually repetitive pattern. The amount of abuse of lace in production of flounce is showned by its remarkable width and length. A dress with flounce is at extreme expensive value.
Below are some examples of 18th century French and Flemish flounce. They are usually wider and longer than any other lace ornaments but share the same level of intricacy.
- La Toilette
- Original Use and Space
- The People
- Varengeville Room