HNW - Stumpwork
Connie.Bunny at worldnet.att.net
Wed Sep 2 03:44:18 PDT 1998
I'm trying to find some sources for stumpwork for a friend in
Calontir. Most sources rush to say it isn't period, but there are
several brief mentions of it in Tudor times plus it seems that if you
look for it , you find it under other names in Germany and so forth.
She found it listed as "raised" needlework in Germany going back to
the 14th cent, but the book was in German and neither of us read the
There was one English source showing it dating in the 1470s,
"Textiles 5000 Years" .
I'm looking for other sources as I'm now bitten by the same bug that
JUST CALL ME MISTRESS BUNNY
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