[HNW] vines/Welsh needlework

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Mar 23 17:04:49 PST 2003


<smile>
Interesting, isn't it? how our different backgrounds influence our
examples or visualization of something fairly widely known as this?
My brain mostly "sees" inhabited vines through Insular art--my favorite
book of all times being the Book of Kells <g>.
--sue

SNSpies at aol.com wrote:
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> > Vines with critters or people "living" in the vines--entwined in them,
> > working in them, perched on them, that sort of thing.  As opposed to a
> > vine design that contains only botanical elements.
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> This is a very important design in 12th-century Sicilian weaving.
>
> Nancy



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