Rococo Embroidery

The term Rococo Embroidery applies to designs having scrolls and elaborate floral forms. It is adapted from the style of ornamentation which prevailed during the latter part of the 18th century. It was at this time art tended to favor curves and an abundance of ornamental detail and embroidery, being an art, followed the trend.

The floral forms in Rococo Embroidery patterns are worked after the usual methods. There is no established rule as to color. The colors are chosen in accordance with individual taste. The scrolls are worked in Satin or Buttonhole Stitch and the fine lines, which often connect the scrolls, afford scope for fine and delicate couching. This style of embroidery is done with most artistic effects.

It is equally handsome for table linen, or for pillows and similar large pieces of work.

Samples of this type of embroidery will be posted here when any become available.

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