HNW - Embroidering Damask

Joanna Keenan Joanna.Keenan at anu.edu.au
Fri May 7 00:07:26 PDT 1999


At 15:56 7/05/1999 +1000, you wrote:
>I've not seen any doco for this either, but I really can't see why it would
>not have been done (after all, if we can think of it, they would have too).
>
>I actually have a very nice piece of very fine cordoury (really fine) from
>the "70's that I intend to "brocade up" into an Italian Ren bodice.  (we've
>checked the pattern on the fabric, and it is period, but would be better as
>an embroidered pattern rather than just a print.

If you cover the pattern completely with embroidery it will even look
correct for period. No one would know there had been a pre-existing pattern.

Joanna
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