Sunday, 31 August 2014 09:57

Dillmont, Thérèse de (1846-1890)

Thérèse de Dillmont (1846-1890) was an Austrian embroideress, designer and writer, who grew up in Vienna and became famous for her association with the firm of DMC in Mulhouse. She trained as a governess and a teacher, an upbringing that included embroidery. During her time in Vienna and afterwards, she was in contact with Mrs Emilie Bach, the director of the Imperial and Royal School of Art Embroidery.