HNW - NHW: blackword

Deborah Pulliam pulliam at acadia.net
Mon Aug 10 11:37:51 PDT 1998


<<On clothing items, the favored color was black on white. When the same =
designs were executed on samplers or household linens, they may be found =
in pastels or other colors (green, red, etc.).>>

As always, keep in mind that dyes are fugitive, and black in particular was
hard to get right.

In other words, existing pieces may have looked different when they were
first worked.

Deborah

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