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Russian Head Dresses - Guest Blogger - Penny Peters

From the Middle Ages through the 19th Century custom required women in western Russian to cover their hair at all times. Scarves tied at the nape of the neck or other quite plain head coverings were worn for every day. 294 more words


Exhibition: Indian Embroidery

Exhibition dates: open by appointment in January and February 2016

This exhibition focuses exclusively for the first time on the Indian collection, one of ULITA’s major – and particularly colourful – world collections. 120 more words


The Spirit Flows from the Hands - 19th C. Japanese Thread Painting - Guest Blogger: Penny Peters

19th C. Japanese Thread Painting

In a private museum in Lisbon, Portugal there is very large Japanese embroidery of four phoenixes professionally worked in the 19th C in silk and gold threads.   556 more words


Gold Threads Shine and Sparkle

In October Penny Peters and I  held a new, two day Gold Work class here at Barn House. You may wonder why Gold Work  still excites people today.   223 more words