[HNW] Re: H-needlework digest, Vhardanger

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Sat Jan 19 13:14:12 PST 2002


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In a message dated 1/19/02 10:05:15 AM Pacific Standard Time,
h-needlework-request at ansteorra.org writes:


> The historical origins of Hardanger are rather obscure. It's roots are said
> to have sprung from ancient Persia and Asia where a similar technique was
> worked on fine gauze netting with colored silk and metallic threads

So where can I find information about this technique? What is the name of it?
Are there any examples still around? Is there any one actually doing sthis
type of needlework? etc etc
Thanks
Sasha



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