[HNW] wool "floss"
claning at igc.org
Wed Aug 26 21:21:48 PDT 2009
On Aug 25, 2009, at 8:54 AM, 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.
If I may modestly refer to.....
(which features Racaire's work and a selection of period sources....)
O Chris Laning <claning at igc.org> - Davis, California
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