Needleworkers of Carolingia – Rose Cloak

Now that it has been received, I’d love to point out the embroidery on Her Excellency, Contessa Margarita di Sienna’s Rose Cloak completed by members of the Needleworkers Guild of Carolingia. Thank you all! Vivant Katla of Viborg, Donato Favro, Eleanor Grey, Kira of Carolingia, and Fiore Leonetta Bardi. ed. …

Ástrídr Sægeirsdottir – Tablet Woven Band

I have created a tablet woven band, based on the Oseberg Burial Ship find. While the original band was created in silk and linen, I used materials that I had on hand (60%/40% cotton linen blend). One of the things I noticed, while weaving, was the build up of twisted …

Sugawara no Naeme – Heian Japanese Ensemble

Displayed is a very informal Heian Japanese ensemble. This hitoe (red layer) and ginu (pink layer) would be worn over a white kosode and red nagabakama. The colors are pulled from the kasane or color layering Kobai no Nioi, lightening pink layers over maroon, appropriate to be worn in the …

Philippa Dyvill – Egg Tempera Self Portrait

This painting is a self-portrait made with homemade egg tempera paint. Egg tempera was a common medium of painting up through the end of the 15th century. The paint itself is created by combining a pigment with a binding agent and water. Pigments could be ground minerals, plants, or animal …

Eadgyth aet Staeningum – Inkle-woven belt

An inkle-woven belt, in a pickup design using both heddled and unheddled warp threads. About 1″ wide by 1 5/8 yards long. Crochet cotton (green and pale blue warp, brown weft) because I have plenty of it and it’s easy to work with as a learning weave; I’ve made plain-weave pieces …

Aaradyn Ghyoot – Scroll on Goatskin Vellum

The second in a series I’m doing from Add MS 28162 “Somme le Roi” – this piece is titled Orientalis – Humility. Attached are photos in progressmodern gouache, ink, and gold leaf on goatskin vellum. Return to see more Falling Leaves Arts and Sciences Displays