[HNW] designs printed directly on material
johnnae at mac.com
Wed May 11 15:17:37 PDT 2011
Might also be in English embroideries of the sixteenth and seventeeth
By Mary M. Brooks. I'll see if I have time tomorrow to check this out.
I have to research a couple of other things tonight for other lists.
Too many questions and far too little time this week.
I did place the new book on order.
On May 11, 2011, at 6:03 PM, Susan B. Farmer wrote:
> On 5/11/2011 4:28 PM, Liz H. wrote:
>> I'm fairly sure I've come across a reference to or picture of a
>> cloth printed pattern in the 1600s before. Not common, but some
>> printers were experimenting with selling it, promoting that one
>> didn't have to transfer the pattern from paper.
> There's some unstitched sleeves at the V&A that I thought were
> printed. Hang on, let me go check
> I was thinking that it was this
> but they say it was done with ink. I was thinking the ones that I
> saw said that they'd been printed off a copper engraving plate. If
> I'm right (and not completely delusional) the picture is in "'Twixt
> Art and Nature"
> Susan/ Jerusha
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