ANNE WANNER'S Textiles in History /  single stitches

  single embroidery stitches
quoted in literature: Maria Teresa Binaghi, I ricamatori Milanesi tra rinascimento e barocco. In: I tessili nell' etą di Carlo Bascapč, vescovo di Novara (1593-1615)(exhibition cat.), Novara 1994/95, p. 97-123.

Towards the end of 16th c. Caterina Cantoni was a very famous embroideress in Milano. She was reputed as the inventress of "punto Cantona", an embroidery stitch who had an equal look on both sides of the fabric.


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