The History of Crewel Embroidery

At one time crewels were a two-ply, tightly twisted or worsted wool yarns. Fine embroideries were worked and manufactured during the Middle Ages. Silk on silk, linen, wool and linen canvas...

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Slovak Folk Embroidery

Embroidery is generally viewed as the most important part of Slovak folk cultural heritage. Richness of motifs hand in hand with a great variability of compositions and color schemes being used...

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History of Embroidery in India

Indian embroidery takes its inspiration from nature and religion. The colors, the base the theme and the style are reflective of a particular region. Embroidery on leather, velvet, net, cotton and silk...

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History of Hungarian Embroidery

This style of Hungarian embroidery had its heyday in the 16th and 17th centuries. The estates of the noblemen and lords had embroidery workshops where young girls learned embroidery from their elders...

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