[HNW] Merovingian needlework terms

Sarah Randles s-randles at adfa.edu.au
Thu Feb 21 22:54:17 PST 2002


Nancy said:

>I might suggest that one of those Merovingian terms may refer to couched work
>as I do have examples of Merovingian couched embroidery ... perhaps the
>"opere saursurio"??

Can I ask what the pieces are that you are referring to - and do you have
references?

Thanks,

Sarah

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