[HNW] wool "floss"

Susan Farmer sfarmer at goldsword.com
Tue Aug 25 09:57:57 PDT 2009


Quoting Kristine Elliott <souriete at gmail.com>:

> 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.

The Malterer Hanging?  I know that Racaire in Austria has been  
stitching that one.

Susan/ jerusha
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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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