[HNW] ribbon embroidery

Charlene Charette perronnelle at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 7 15:49:41 PST 2006


Susan B. Farmer wrote:

> I picked up the coolest book at Hobby Lobby yesterday and it's titled
> Ribbon Embroidery and Stumpwork
> 
> Here's the book on Amazon
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1844480909
> 
> which of course, got me to wondering ...
> 
> How *old* is Ribbon Embroidery?  I poked around google a little, and it
> said 1700's because that's when ribbons were "invented."
> 
> Susan

This site claims it's from mid-19th century France:
http://www.silk-ribbon-embroidery.com/Historical.htm

--Charlene

-- 
Plagiarism:  Failure to adorn stolen ideas with footnotes, as opposed to 
scholarship, which repeatedly acknowledges the theft.  -- Bayan, Rick; 
The Cynic's Dictionary, 2002


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