By Barbara Hammet
A hundred and ten pages in colour & 35 b/w illustrations! paintings nouveau's "spinning, whirling, coiling, winding, and twisting" designs, as artist Gustav Klimt defined them, make an ideal idea for cross-stitch. For the 1st time, a set of tasks explores the fantastic probabilities. commence with the reflect body and bowl lids that draw on Klimt's spirals. Then test William de Morgan's peacocks utilized to reinforce cushions; a Tiffany panorama photograph; a Voysey clock; a snowdrop mattress linen set. All 12 designs include massive styles. Trim dimension: 7 0.5 x 10.
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55 The archaeological evidence for careful standardisation in the production of Icelandic woollens, the maintenance of these standards for nearly 400 years, and its continuation into the early modern period supports Þorláksson’s observations from the English harbour records and argues for a more complex relationship between fishing and farming as staples of Iceland’s export economy throughout the medieval and post-medieval periods. vaðmál, see Hayeur Smith, 2014a, Thorir´s Bargain. 55 þórlaksson 1999, 288.
Spindle whorls from a sunken-feature building at Stedje, Sogndal by weight in weight groups of 5 g N: 13. 2 1 0 05–09 10–14 15–19 20–24 25–29 weight, g 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–50 Fig. 6. Loom weights from a sunken-feature building at Stedje, Sogndal by weight in weight groups of 50 g N: 49. cooking pits have been excavated, revealing an interesting textile producing environment, dated to c. 850–1100 (cf. Fig. 1). 26 Here, 16 spindle whorls, 13 complete or measurable and 4 roughouts, 67 loom weights and also some roughouts, a possible weaving beater, two small needles of bone and bronze respectively, and a possible smoother of stone were found, together with fragments of burnt textiles.
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