|ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / samplers guild|
Pair of baroque needlework
raised work is in very deep relief and the quality of
embroidery, particularly in the cornucopia of fruits is
The embroideries were reapplied onto a lame backing in the early 20th century. To disguise this fact, some of the silk embroidery on the lame is also of this later date.
Francesca Galloway would be very interested to know:
- country of origin and,
A pair of spectacular
panels of high quality, professional embroidery. Coloured
silks and a variety of metal threads are worked in high
relief with flat and raised work over cords and three
dimensional padding. The embroideries incorporate fine
needle painting and plain and patterned couched work.
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