Opus Anglicanum Triptych


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This set of  three small embroideries take you through the techniques that were most common to Opus Anglicanum – underside couching, split stitch, surface couching, and working on the three common backgrounds of linen, silk twill and silk velvet.

I have always wanted to stitch a piece of embroidery in the style of Opus Anglicanum – Medieval Goldwork embroidery.  After visiting the Opus Anglicanum exhibition at the V&A Museum last year, I started to work on the little horse – he was finished before I got off the plane on the way home!

The little horse is available as a stand alone kit if you are not interested in working the other pieces.

The Acorn measures 8cm x 4cm, Robert the Little Horse measures 6cm and Mary measures 5cm x 9cm



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Opus Anglicanum Triptych, Robert the Little