|ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History / Moritzburg|
old photo a room of the "Fasanen"castle, Moritzburg from around 1770/75
tambour embroidery from the National Museum of Munich with flower embroidery from 1775
"Fasanenschlösschen" from around 1770/75 of
Moritzburg (Sachsen, Germany) is going to be restored and
a design for an embroidered silk wall covering is needed.
Originally this covering used to be in the antechamber and in the first inventary of 1816 it is described: "..a white satin fabric with flowers, tambour embroidery".
In the middle of the 19th c. it was already removed and therefore nothing further is known. It is planned to reconstruct a wall covering with tambour- or chainstitch. But so far only very few examples of this kind of embroidery around 18770-1800 could be found, not to speak of a suitable pattern.
Here an old photo of another room of the castle is reproduced and an example of a tambour embroidery from the National Museum of Munich with flower embroidery from 1775 which seems to be similar to the missing wall covering.
All references or tips will be greatly
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