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Embroidery158 of 179HELP! Trying to identify the type "thread" used in making these....Placemats with tags - need info
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Posted 5 years ago


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I do not know what this says in Chinese? It is 17" X 18". I do not know how old it is either. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Don Boyd

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  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    Hi, Toracat! Is this embroidered, or is it rather printed onto linen, or other fabric?I see a fabric weave that is present even in the filled-in forms, and I don't see any embroidery. However, it's only a photo, and we all know how misleading those can be. This is a very beautiful image. I love it. Wish I knew something about it, but sorry I don't.
  2. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
    I will take another photo!
  3. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
    Hi MiKKo I love this, the artist use lighter thread to make some trees look farther away! toracat
  4. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    Hi, toracat! Oh, I think I see the embroidery now. Much of the image will have been painted onto a corded fabric, and then some/many areas are embellished with embroidery - I think. Hard for me to tell for sure from the photo - which is much better!, thank you! Are the embroidered areas of the trees like carpet? Do they project outwards from the flat surface of the picture, something like a crewcut perhaps? Very beautiful image!!!
  5. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
    Hi it is tightly done, the trees are only 1 1/2" tall he or she use darker thread for close trees and lighter or Less thread to make look farther away. The threads are wrapped around the tiny rows of material. thanks for looking
  6. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    Hi, toracat! This must be a splendid piece! I'm sorry that I cannot see well enough to help with it. It must be something unlike any I've seen! You're most welcome, sir!
  7. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
  8. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
    Hello miKKo I took this apart today, and it is a painting, well I am sure. I wonder why they paint on this material. It seems silkish, It has red Chinese hallmark in corner. also painted. Maybe worth more as painting than embroidery?

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