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  • Mir Plemmons
    Greetings, all. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 26, 2012
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      Greetings, all.

      > Be careful you're matching your period. It gets a lot more gingerbreaded
      > as time goes on. My first rybashkii were one line of machine embroidery
      > (rushed project, 40 year was coming, and a chirurgeon wants clean shirts)
      > but even as I'm doing my linen nice ones, all I find is geometry and
      > complete barrier (except, sometimes, the back of the neck opening. I
      > decided, being from 1200s Novgorod, to use a blanket stitch to anchor seams
      > and because it's popular w Northern peoples, and a decorative bird foot
      > design - geometric and heraldic for me. Neither is very complicated, it
      > doesn't seem to fit underclothing.
      >
      > Now, we have great redwork plans for our hospitality bread presentation
      > towel!!! That is something you do see highly (and symbolically) decorated
      > fairly early. It won't, of course, hold the full meaning of those towels,
      > but again it will have heraldic references and symbolic figures like deer
      > and birds and other shapes that are thought to have meaning.
      >
      > All that said, please note I know nothing of navershnikii decoration and
      > only a little to support my choices on redwork .. .
      >
      > Moya dva grivnii,
      > Mir
      >
      > Tvorimir Danilov
      >
      >


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