[HNW] wool "floss"

Chris Laning 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.....
http://wkneedle.bayrose.org/filum/filum_35_klosterstich.pdf

(which features Racaire's work and a selection of period sources....)
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