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Crewelwork

Crewelwork

Pocketbook Category: Textiles (Needlework)  Place of Origin: United States, North America  Date: 1730-1780  Materials: Linen; Wool; Cotton; Silk  Techniques: Embroidered, Woven (plain), Sewn

Pocketbook Category: Textiles (Needlework) Place of Origin: United States, North America Date: Materials: Linen;

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook, silk, cardboard North America 1780-1850 2of2

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook Wool/Linen/Silk

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

Across the top the alphabet and numbers. Below, various flowers, a rectangle bearing animals, a tree and blossoms. The lower half divided into rectangular areas bearing chevron motifs worked in various stitches. Polychrome silk yarns on linen ground. Condition good; black rotted out in spots. Stitches: Florentine, rococo, tent, two-sided Italian cross, upright gobelin, slanting gobelin.

Across the top the alphabet and numbers. Below, various flowers, a rectangle…

Purse, late 18th century, Cooper Hewitt Collection, acquired in 1960. A magnificent and charming piece with it's inconsistent motifs. Love it.

Purse, late century Medium: wool embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in brick.

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Silk velvet woven with metal threads, ca. 1450 to ca. Silk velvets were the most luxurious textiles of the late medieval period.

Barberry - Lorraine Roy

My Works - Seed Quilts - Lorraine Roy: Textile Art

New England , 1725-75 wool embroidery on linen with wool lining and wool twill tape binding.  12x19x3

New England , wool embroidery on linen with wool lining and wool twill tape binding.

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

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