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Embroidery sampler from Lucknow (India)

Embroidery sampler from Lucknow, India (TRC 2018.2580). Embroidery sampler from Lucknow, India (TRC 2018.2580).

The Textile Research Centre in Leiden, the Netherlands, houses a sampler showing a variety of local embroidery techniques, including embroidery itself, beading, cut work, gota work, knotting, and metal thread embroidery.

The sampler was commissioned by the TRC in August 2017 to show the many techniques being applied by one particular zardozi (metal thread embroidery) workshop in Lucknow, India.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 25th August 2018).

WV (26th August 2018)

Last modified on Friday, 31 August 2018 15:05