• Origin: Germany

    Emma Werla’s Sampler, Stickmusterstreifen; Musterband der Emma Werla
    Emma Werla's Sampler, Stickmusterstreifen; Musterband der Emma Werla

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    Emma Werla's Sampler, Stickmusterstreifen; Musterband der Emma Werla

    Photographs of a truly fabulous multicolor wool on canvas sampler. 46 stitched rectangles, separated by 45 different monochrome borders, in a 6 meter long band. The only other documentation so far is a book called Emma Werla’s Musterband, printed in the eighties, and still occasionally available secondhand. Langer Straminstreifen, bestickt mit 44 Flachenmustern in mehrfarbiger Wolle und Seide in verschiedenen Sticharten, 1 Chenillestickerei, 1 Muster in buntem Tuch aufgelegt, von schwarzer Kreuzstichkante eingefasst. Inv. Nr. 1921.14. Sections include flame stitch (Florentine or Bargello embroidery), traditional needlepoint/Berlin woolwork, cluster stitch, cross-stitch, Gobelin stitch, dimensional applique, and more. Photos are of sufficent detail to work from.