Handbook of Embroidery

1880, by L. Higgin, edited by Lady Marian Alford

 

 

 

 

 

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TEXTILE FABRICS USED AS GROUNDS FOR EMBROIDERY

CHAPTER II.
 
Textile Fabrics used as Grounds for Embroidery.
Linens 11
Flax 11
Twill 11
Kirriemuir Twill 11
Sailcloth 12
Oatcake Linen 12
Oatmeal Linen 12
Smock Linen 12
Bolton, or Workhouse Sheeting 12
Satins and Silks 14
Silk Sheeting 14
Tussore and Corah Silks 15
Plain Tapestries 15
Brocatine 15
Cotton and Woollen 16
Velveteen 16
Utrecht Velvet 16
Velvet Cloth 16
Felt 16
Diagonal Cloth 16
Serge 17
Soft, or Super Serge 17
Cricketing Flannel 17
Genoa or Lyons Velvet 17
Silk Velvet Plush 17
Cloths of Gold and Silver 18