[HNW] stitch count of Mary's cruciform cross-stitch designs

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jun 23 15:59:03 PDT 2010


You mean like those at V&A?

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/search

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O79620/panel-the-oxburgh-hangings/

Johnna


On Jun 23, 2010, at 6:15 PM, SNSpies at aol.com wrote:

> Does anyone have the stitch count of Mary, Queen of Scots' cross- 
> stitch embroideries, the cruiciform ones?  I have searched high and  
> low, in books and on-line, but everyone seems terribly interested in  
> the designs or the symbolism rather than the nuts and bolts.
>
> Also, were they worked on evenweave linen?  I'm rather assuming that  
> but want to make sure.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Nancy
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