[HNW] wool "floss"

Pixel, Goddess and Queen pixel at hundred-acre-wood.com
Tue Aug 25 09:16:30 PDT 2009


http://monasticmatrix.usc.edu/figurae/?function=detail&id=369

that's the reference for one of the Tristan and Isolde embroideries, which 
is wool on linen. I'm pretty sure there are more, but I dont' have the 
references to hand.

/pixel/Jen

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Kristine Elliott wrote:

> 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.
>
> Scolastica
>
> 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


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