Embroidery Stitches, Oya, Bobbin Lace, Stitching, Embroidery, Needlepoint Stitches, Stitches

Haydi Bismillah

Haydi Bismillah

I don't know who made this or even how it's done, but it was so beautiful I had to pin it for you to see!

This is how I remember my Grandmother Azniv Vahide Aslanian did her Armenian embroidery, known as Aiyntabi kordz (Ayntab/Aintab embroidery) the Armenian women were experts in Aintab before the uprooting (during first genocide of the century - 1915 era)

Irish Lace - Chapter XIII - Encyclopedia of Needlework, Irish lace materials, Irish lace patterns, tacking down the braids, bars of different kinds, Insertion stitches