Couching with crochet chains?
Macramé Style Crochet Romanian Point in Anna Burda magazine, March 1981
Crochet Cord for Romanian Point Lace ~~ Novel Stitches Renate Kirkpatrick's Freeform Crochet~Knit~Fibre Designs
Definitely an Irish Crochet Technique
"Renaissance made with crocheted tapes. A beautiful technique for clothing and housewares both.