Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tambour work

A lot of blogs have linked to the NPR story on the French embroidery studio Maison Lesage, plus Dr. Shirazi sent me the link. It’s about tambour embroidery, which is the type of embroidery used in French fashion embroidery. This … Continue reading

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Embroidery of Kashmir II

As promised, here is the central motif on the embroidered shawl from Kashmir (first mentioned in the post Embroidery of Kashmir I). This is a woman’s shawl – you can tell the difference because men’s shawls have no central motif … Continue reading

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