HNW - Raisedwork/Stumpwork
Vestido6 at aol.com
Wed Sep 2 10:47:50 PDT 1998
Just to add a few of my citings of raised work.
There is a great photo of a casket lid from English, c1650-75 in "Treasures
>From The Embroiderers' Guild Collection," ed Elizabeth Benn p19.
In "The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection embroidery In Britain
>From 1200 to 1750," by Donald Kin & Santina Levey, there are some examples
with small amounts of raised work. All are English in origin, from c1320-40,
c1310-40, and c1430-60. Pages 39,40,43.
In the July/Aungust issue of Piecework, the is an excellent article by Kathy
Epstein, a textile historian entitled, "Stumpwork What's in a Name?"
And lastly, the book "Stumpwork Embroidery" by Jane Nicholas gives wonderful
ways of approaching stumpwork but this is from a contemporary view.
I also am fascinated by this form of needlework and enjoy hearing of others
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