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Carolyn Kayta Barrows
kayta at slip.net
Fri Sep 3 14:04:51 PDT 1999
>OK, I have a chance to do something other than lurk for a change. First
>question, does anyone have documentation for embroidered scrolls? I found one
>embroidered scroll in a museum, but it's Elizabethan era. Does anyone have
>any other information for earlier periods?
I find one embroidered poem - in the middle of a 1500's German table cover
- - in one of my embroidery books about lettering for embroidery. Not what I
would call a scroll in the SCA sense. I can't identify the stitches in the
not-very-good b/w photo I have, but they are definitely counted-thread, and
resemble modern needlepoint. The piece is (or was) in the V&A.
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