These table covers are examples of filet crochet. In French, filet means net or mesh. This technique is used to create figurative pictures, words and intricate patterns. Filet crochet is a type of crochet which appears like a grid created using chain stitch and double crochet stitch.
In this technique, the designs are first prepared on graph paper and then executed.
Woven by Kamal Naik
Gift of Rekha Naik in memory of Kamal Naik.
Textiles and Costumes of India
Cotton, Filet Crochet
Early 20th century CE