• 5 Jan
    2009

The Exquisite Needlework of Appenzell Embroidery

Some of the finest white-on-white hand embroidery comes from a small town at the foot of the Alps in northeast Switzerland. Named for the town where it originated, Appenzell embroidery has been produced since the late 1700s. Through the 18th and 19th century, this exquisite needlework was done by hand by thousands of women working […]

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