Oriental Odyssey




An embroidery inspired by the designs of the East, this piece combines Goldwork techniques with a little Stumpwork to achieve this luxurious look worked on a rich plum silk. It features use of kid and metallic organza, as well as both flat and raised Or Nue petals. Small button flowers float through the design which is encircled in gilt 4 ply gimp. A butterfly hovers in the scene. The design uses both gilt and purple purl and is approximately 20cm x 26cm.