blackwork

EnglishEdit

Queen Elizabeth I wearing blackwork

EtymologyEdit

black +‎ work

NounEdit

blackwork (uncountable)

  1. (sewing) A form of counted-thread embroidery that is usually stitched on even-weave fabric with a twisted thread

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Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 21:04