embroidered letters

D e t a i l s ] Language: Japanese Condition: Brand New Pages: 95 pages in Japanese Author: Kazue, Yuko Sakurai Date of Publication: Item Number: Japanese embroidery pattern book. You can enjoy beautiful 220 sampler stitches.

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stitch therapy: reconstructed: could stitch text and then dip in plaster before sanding back

Talismanic Textile, probably Senegal, Late 19th/early 20th century. In Sufism, a form of Islamic mysticism that is widely practiced in Senegal, the repetition of verses from the Qur’an and even of individual letters or words is a transcendent form of devotion. This textile is covered with Qur’anic verses that were likely recited as they were inscribed in tightly composed Arabic script, thereby forging a link between the written word and its sound. click on for more...

Talismanic Textile, Late century Probably Senegal Art Institute of Chicago Four panels joined: cotton, plain weave; amulets of animal hide and felt attached by knotted strips of leather x cm x 70 in.

"Black Hours" in the Pierpont Morgan Library - Manuscripts completely immersed in black tint and written upon in gold and silver script evidently occurred extremely rarely in the history of illumination - only seven examples have come down to us..

"Black Hours" in the Pierpont Morgan Library - Manuscripts completely immersed in black tint and written upon in gold and silver script evidently occurred extremely rarely in the history of illumination - only seven examples have come down to us.

Embroidered by Rosalind Wyatt during an 1853 journey while visiting European asylums

Artist Rosalind Wyatt's collages detail her husband's family history - Extracts from family letters and journals - passed down through the generations - are stitched into the pieces.

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