[HNW] ribbon embroidery
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
> 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."
This site claims it's from mid-19th century France:
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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