Sunday, April 26, 2009

Pattern: More Russian Folk Embroidery (#1 revisited)

A new version of the first posted pattern, this time in cross-stitch.

From Russian folk embroidery, based on images from the NYPL Digital Gallery (this one is in the top right corner):

Source: Obraztsy starinnago narodnoe uzornago shit'ia i kruzhev iz kollektsii K. Dalmatova.
Image ID: 55319
Kontsy ot polotenets beloi s krasnoi vystrochki Tverskoi gubernii. [Towel end from Tver province embroidered in red hemstitch.] (1893-94)

The sample is done in cross stitch.