Re: [sig] Digest Number 691 period roses
>> Brocade is period.... depending on the design in the fabric. Modern rosesMost rose brocades today use the really full, multiple-layers of
>> are "out".
>Question: why, specifically? Centifolia roses are period as roses; are
>they simply to hard a pattern to brocade? I guess if we have no period
>examples that's good enough to show they weren't depicted in brocade
petals roses. Those roses are not period. Yes, centifolia roses are
period, and if you can find a brocade with them on it, I don't see any
reason why you couldn't use it. Just don't use the drapery brocades
with asymmetrical bouquets of cabbage roses....
Yes.... exactly what she said.