Wire Canvas

Wire canvas is a fine wire mesh used in the latter half of the nineteenthth century as a ground material for Berlin wool work.

Because the mesh was rigid, wire canvas was popular for items such as hand-held fire screens.

Source: CLABBURN, Pamela (1976). The Needleworker’s Dictionary, London: Macmillan London Ltd., p. 284.


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