[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

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