[HNW] Gold thread
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Tue Apr 7 09:55:58 PDT 2009
I have a different gold thread question. There is a piece of 16th c.
petit point at the Met (not on display) that has a background which
appears to be brown silk with a very, very thin gold wire. It is
runs on the opposite diagonal from the stitches in the needlepoint flowers.
I cannot tell how the gold stitches were done. Tent stitch? Woven in somehow?
Is anyone familiar with anything like this?
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