HNW - HNW- Hardanger and Ukrainian Whitework

Linn Skinner skinner02 at sprynet.com
Mon Oct 6 18:07:32 PDT 1997


Congrats on taking a GCC.  It is a LOT of work.  The modern example I know
of very like Hardanger (i.e. Kloster Blocks with needle fillings) is done
in Cyprus.  I have some examples but don't know the history of the
technique on that island.  

Linn

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> From: EowynA at aol.com
> To: H-Needlework at Ansteorra.ORG
> Subject: HNW - HNW- Hardanger and Ukrainian Whitework 
> Date: Monday, October 06, 1997 1:12 PM
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I'm currently taking a Group Correspondence Course through EGA on
Ukrainian
> Whitework.  I notice a design element that I would call Hardanger
(kloster
> blocks around an open square, which may or may not be filled in).   I
> understand that Hardanger apparently does not date back to our period
> (pre-1600), butdid not realize that there were other styles that look
similar
> and might date back that far.  Does anyone know of any other national
> embroidery styles similar to Hardanger? 
> 
> Does anyone have any  references on early (ca. 1600) versions of this
style,
> in
> any ethnicity?
> 
> Thanks in advance for your advice
> 
> Melinda Sherbring
> (In the Current Middle Ages known as 
> Baroness Eowyn Amberdrake, O.L. (for Callig and Illum), O. Pel. , 
> residing in Caid) 
>
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