[HNW] Byzantine needlework

SoldierGrrrl soldier.grrrl at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 08:07:36 PDT 2008


Oh, thank you!

On 3/18/08, Cassandra McCraw <cmccraw at uark.edu> wrote:
>
> The main book I know of is The Byzantine Tradition in Church Embroidery by
> Pauline Johnstone. It was published in the 1960s and the illustrations are
> b&w. It covers ecclesiastical embroidery, especially gold work, as well as
> having a history section.
>
> There is also a chapter on Byzantine textiles in the book Byzantium, Faith
> and Power, which was issued in conjunction with an exhibition at the
> Metropolitan Museum in 2004. It is also about liturgical items and there
> were several pieces of embroidery in the exhibit, including immense funeral
> palls.
>
> I would also be very interested in more sources on this era.
>
> Fionna
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