Things can sometimes look a little odd when they’re only half done…
…and Gareth and I are both agreed that this little beastie with his face half couched looked remarkably like Hannibal Lecter in his hockey mask
~ by opusanglicanum on February 4, 2013.
Posted in embroidery, noah's ark Tags: Apocalypse, Beatus, c10th, couching, embroidery, laid and couched, medieval, medieval embroidery, natural dye, needlework, Noah's Ark, wool
Yes, quite! 🙂
Kerri said this on February 5, 2013 at 6:33 am | Reply
not just us then
opusanglicanum said this on February 5, 2013 at 3:55 pm | Reply
No, and I actually audibly chuckled when I saw/read your post… which is a rare (possibly a first) event in my blogging experience.
Kerri said this on February 5, 2013 at 5:18 pm
Really nice to see this close-up of the stitch in progress. BTW did you see the thing on Richard III last night? much harrumphing from the medieval historian.
annjrippin said this on February 5, 2013 at 9:42 am | Reply
Fraid I’m a wierdo who doesn’t have a telly – I usually only watch i the weekends I’m at gareth’s. I have heard much bitching about the ch4 documentary being a bit crap tho
opusanglicanum said this on February 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | Reply
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