The Eastern Swiss machine embroidery combines Chinese (Ruyi clouds) and European (Edelweiss) motifs.


  • Title: Motif
  • Creator: Otto Alder & Co
  • Creator Birth Date: 1874
  • Creator Death Date: 1924
  • Date Created: 1900 - 1915
  • Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Physical Dimensions: 21 x 29 cm
  • Type: semi-finished product
  • Photographer: Jakob Ineichen
  • Rights: Textilmuseum St.Gallen
  • Medium: cotton, tulle, Ätzstickerei, Superposé, hand embroidery machine

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