The display up at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota through April 12, 2019, “Scandinavian Tapestry Treasures from the Collection of Carol Johnson,” is divided into
When I posted about a tapestry featuring woodticks last fall, my friend and former co-worker at the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library, Jess Hopeman, commented, “Oh
I called this weaving figurative boundweave or boundweave figures, but didn’t include the Swedish colloquial name, Gubbatäcke or Gubbaväv. The weave structure is bunden rosengang, or bound rosepath.
When Carol Johnson graciously boxed up many tapestries for me to share at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota, she included three hangings in figurative boundweave.
I love the charm of faces in medieval Norwegian tapestry. It’s so interesting how a squiggly line for eyebrows and a line forming a nose
I will post more about the Swedish and Norwegian tapestries up at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. But for now, “Tapestry Treasures from the Collection