Below are close-ups from a photo taken by Gail Nichols

edge

Edge

In most places the stitches in the green triangles are spaces far enough apart to see as much fabric as silk thread. The off-white is dense but the upper edge is long short. The gold edge is a modified stem stitch.

SideFlap

Side Flap

Stem stitch and satin stich.

Under Flap Motif DR

The areas that have lost silk threads over the years do tell us just how the original pattern was transfered to the silk. It was traced on with ink and because you can see the needle holes you can tell that at least on the flower the stitches are past the line not on top of it.

 

Under Flap Motif ER

This motif is mainly satin stitch with stem stitch for the flower and leaf stems.

 

Under Flap Motif FR

This motif is mainly satin stitch with stem stitch for the flower and leaf stems. The leaves in this motif are created with a modified short long stitch as are a some sections of the flowers.

Edge Motif IR

This motif is very similar to FR

Edge Motif JR

This motif is mainly satin stitch with stem stitch for the leaf stems.

Field Motif MR,NR & OR

This motifs are satin stitch.

 

 

 




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