[HNW] Embroidered Crowns

Marmaeve marmaeve at aros.net
Sat Mar 29 00:44:35 PDT 2008


Here is the best resource on the web for the type of item you are talking 
about. Kat Rowberd was going to make one for her group as A&S champion. She 
never got around to it, but she's made her research available. If you do use 
it, please let her know about it.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carol Thomas" <scbooks at mindspring.com>
To: "Historic Needlework" <h-needlework at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2008 8:47 PM
Subject: [HNW] Embroidered Crowns

>I have an image that is marked "crowns Alford&Baker" - and it shows 4
> pictures, one above ther other.  It is black and white and, I think,
> show 2 embroidered crowns: 1 image of one; 3 images of the
> other.  The upper righthand corner says "9", and a few words I can't
> make out.  I presume the names are the authors of whatever book it s
> Carol
> At 09:16 PM 3/28/2008, you wrote:
>>I thought that it was in Digby ...
>>There's a book that has a plate with 3 embroidered crowns
>>(Guild-Master Crowns IIRC), and I thought it was Digby.  I just got a
>>copy through ILL (I know, bad Susan, no Digby) -- and it's not there.
>>There's a plate of *one* embroidered crown, but not the plate of the
>>*3* crowns (and oh, how I'd love to see those in color!)
>>Does anybody remember the plate and/or the book?  I'm searching print
>>references to Embroidered Regalia.  And I know the crowns exist.
>>Susan Farmer
>>sfarmer at goldsword.com
>>Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
>>Division of Science and Math
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>>H-needlework at lists.ansteorra.org
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