Parts of a border at various stages of completion


Textile Museum St. Gallen

Textile Museum St. Gallen
St. Gallen, Switzerland

The border, which can be seen here at various stages of the process, boasts tendrils with small flowers, violets, and vine leaves.


  • Title: Parts of a border at various stages of completion
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 1872-1882
  • Physical Dimensions: 10 x 12 cm
  • Type: semi-finished product
  • Photographer: Tobias Siebrecht
  • Rights: Textilmuseum St. Gallen
  • Medium: Cotton, paper, linen, transfer paper, cardboard Setup of a Brussels needlepoint, 8+1 graduation, blind stitch, tracing (double threads fixed with thread, motifs in loop stitch, reinforced loop stitch, base: Twisted loop stitch, relief: In loop stitch on thread bundles, handmade lace (non-woven techniques)

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