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assisi embroidery

is a style of COUNTED THREAD EMBROIDERY, also known as VOIDED work, the designe is left unstitched but autlined in DUBLE RUNNING stitch, and the background is filled with CROSS STITCH. It is using two colours thread on white or natural background. This is an Italian embroidery from 13th century, from Assisi, province Umbria.

ontwerp voor een hoek van "bladeren".

photo of a detail of the embroidery "leaves".

Assisi's borduurontwerp "naamloos"

embroidery, Assisi designs: "lambs".

Assisi embroidery design "dragons 1" / Фото #11 - Assisi книга - Clematis / Фото #6 - Assisi книга - Clematis

Embroidery,Assisi design: bird-square

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Ricami d'Assisi (punto de cruz) - patrizia santoro - Picasa Web Albums

Il Punto Assisi - Tavole Edite ed inedite di un Ricamo Antico

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