HNW - Icelandic Embroidery?

Jacquie Samples jacquie-samples at
Tue Oct 7 05:29:49 PDT 1997

There is an article in "Studies in Textile History: in memory of Harold B.
Burnham" (edited by Veronika Gervers. Royal Ontario Musuem, Toronto Canada,
1977. ISBN 0888541929.) that might interest you.  The article itself is
called "Icelandic Mediaeval Embroidery: Terms and Techniques" by Elsa E.

Kate Irwin wrote: 
>Embroidery is not usually my thing (or at least, it *hasn't* been.. 
>but who is to say it *won't* be anytime soon?) but the mention of 
>Iceland intrigues me greatly. Does anyone know anything else about 
>this particular source (where one could find a copy, especially in 
>English, etc)? I'd be much oblidged if anyone could help...
>Kate Irwin

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