Definition of Crewelwork. Meaning of Crewelwork. Synonyms of Crewelwork

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Definition of Crewelwork

Crewelwork
Crewelwork Crew"el*work` (-w?rk`), n. Embroidery in crewels, commonly done upon some plain material, such as linen.

Meaning of Crewelwork from wikipedia

- Crewel embroidery, or crewelwork, is a type of surface embroidery using wool. A wide variety of different embroidery stitches are used to follow a design...
- new forms of silver such as teapots, as well as colourful Indian-style crewelwork bed-hangings and curtains. Other developments in the Restoration period...
- Hungarian Kalotaszeg "written embroidery", Jacobean embroidery, and crewelwork. Chain stitch was the stitch used by early sewing machines; however, as...
- house. A continental turned beechwood stool, late 17th century, with a crewelwork cover, was located in this room. One of the two guest rooms is dominated...
- recurring themes include exotic Tree of Life patterns influenced by earlier crewelwork and chinoiserie with its fanciful imagery of an imaginary China, asymmetry...
- winning prizes at school competitions for their lacework, embroidery and crewelwork. In 1906, Alcorn and her sister Margaret opened a shop in the new Kennedy...
- Although none of the garments she constructed are known to survive, a set of crewelwork bed furnishings decorated with vines and flowers are preserved in the...
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