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During the Elizabethan period, there are several styles of embroidery that became popular:
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During the Elizabethan period, there are several styles of [[embroidery]] that became popular:
  
 
* [[Blackwork]] continued to be used mainly on clothing, however, while the earlier, reversable form remained in use (on collars and cuffs), new forms began to be used. These included a informal, freeform often floral all-over work used on foreparts and sleeves.
 
* [[Blackwork]] continued to be used mainly on clothing, however, while the earlier, reversable form remained in use (on collars and cuffs), new forms began to be used. These included a informal, freeform often floral all-over work used on foreparts and sleeves.
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* [[Tent Stitch]] was used to produced a variety of household items, including [[table carpets]], bed dressings and cushions. It was also used to make [[sweete bags]].
 
* [[Tent Stitch]] was used to produced a variety of household items, including [[table carpets]], bed dressings and cushions. It was also used to make [[sweete bags]].
  
* General free form embroidery was also produced.
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* General free form [[embroidery]] was also produced.

Revision as of 10:44, 16 September 2003

During the Elizabethan period, there are several styles of embroidery that became popular:

  • Blackwork continued to be used mainly on clothing, however, while the earlier, reversable form remained in use (on collars and cuffs), new forms began to be used. These included a informal, freeform often floral all-over work used on foreparts and sleeves.