[HNW] Elizabethan Embroidery Colors

Auna Oncay indiauna at cox-internet.com
Mon Aug 11 17:27:03 PDT 2003


Thank you so very much.
Auriana

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[mailto:h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org]On Behalf Of Laren
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 7:19 PM
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Subject: RE: [HNW] Elizabethan Embroidery Colors


At 07:16 PM 11/08/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Ok.  Were there no pastels used.  But jewel tones are a great start.  Thank
>you.
>Auriana

Auriana,

I can't say that I've seen any with what we would call pastels. The
Elizabethans were into bright, bold colours.

They may have been used for highlights or shading, but not for the main
colours.

Cheers,
Jane

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