[HNW] wool "floss"

Kristine Elliott souriete at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 08:54:45 PDT 2009

The Germans had a wool embroidery tradition. They did a kind of
couching stitch and completely covered the field and used the
resultant pictorial embroidery as a wall hanging.

Can't find my book to find the details, but I know Schuette lists at
least one piece and more than one survived.


On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Susan Farmer<sfarmer at goldsword.com> wrote:
> In the time-period between the Bayeaux Embroidery and the Jacobean Crewel,
> how often was wool used as the stitching fiber?  (or even n either side of
> those two predominantly wool techniques/styles)
> Thanks!
> Susan
> -----
> Susan Farmer
> sfarmer at goldsword.com
> Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
> Division of Science and Math
> http://www.goldsword.com/sfarmer/Trillium/

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