[HNW] ribbon embroidery
Bjarne og Leif Drews
drewscph at post12.tele.dk
Sun Jan 8 12:16:18 PST 2006
This summer i looked at a beautifull ribbon embroidered womans bag at
Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. It was dated 1745.
The swedes took up a great deal of trade with China in the 18th century, and
i believe it was imported from there.
At the Kensington Pallace exhibition of court costumes i looked at a mans
suit embroidered all over with ribbon embroidery. But this was a little
----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan B. Farmer" <sfarmer at goldsword.com>
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Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 10:44 PM
Subject: [HNW] ribbon embroidery
>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."
> Susan Farmer
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