Continuing with little historical stories about embroidery, I thought I’d end the week where we began it: with the embroidered handkerchief.
Remember the hand embroidered handkerchiefs we examined earlier this week, that feature embroidered figures?
I thought at first that they were both objects of the tourist trade. It turns out that one is, one isn’t. Panama Pamela is the tourist.
But the little Korean girls on the teeter totter are not. Instead, they’re proof that amazing things can be accomplished with a few embroidery stitches.