Re: [sig] Re: fabric question
- I'll have to take a look at it in the morning; its in the baby's room right
now. Pattern wise its something like the amanda pastel one, its just not
completely pastels. I have about 2 yards of it, I will have to think on what
could be made of it; maybe a vest or lapels on a long coat. Definitely line
it just because its itchy to me.
> In my own realm of knowledge, I've found that the fabrics you speak<clipped>
> of can be documeted depending on the fiber contents and the colours
> used in the embroidery. Basically, the more colours that are used
> and the more intense the colour, the later the period.
> The fabric would most likely be used in small peices as breast/chest<clipped>
> decoration, and I'm giving you a link for dolls here, but the doll
> Dariya has such decoration of embroidery in the yoke of her over-
> dress. http://www.mingei.org/Rusdoll.html
> As you can see from the dolls, costume varies widely from region to
> region - the region represented by Dariya is in the area between
> Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod (formerly Gork'y).
> A more regular embroidery, using few colours in a less flowing
> pattern would be more common and available, although just as today,
> there were always renegade artists willing and ready to break the
> mold. The Slavic peoples are and always have been great admirers of
> those who are willing to break out and set a new standard, even if
> they may not personally be willing to do that all the time.