The Stitch Safari Podcast

Medieval Artistic Styles: The Influencers - Part 1

October 10, 2020 Cathy Jack Coupland
The Stitch Safari Podcast
Medieval Artistic Styles: The Influencers - Part 1
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The Stitch Safari Podcast
Medieval Artistic Styles: The Influencers - Part 1
Oct 10, 2020
Cathy Jack Coupland

Embroidery is and will always be a reflection and mirroring of cultures, fashions and styles.  Just look to the many excavated finds throughout the world, and you’ll see some of the most beautiful and mesmerising treasures from this time.  It’s no coincidence then, that there’s a similarity of styles and symbols, re-interpreted throughout medieval design and needlecraft.  Design is an influencer.  Covering the first four of eight styles used in Medieval design: Romanesque, Viking, Byzantine and Gothic.

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Embroidery is and will always be a reflection and mirroring of cultures, fashions and styles.  Just look to the many excavated finds throughout the world, and you’ll see some of the most beautiful and mesmerising treasures from this time.  It’s no coincidence then, that there’s a similarity of styles and symbols, re-interpreted throughout medieval design and needlecraft.  Design is an influencer.  Covering the first four of eight styles used in Medieval design: Romanesque, Viking, Byzantine and Gothic.