Wise Men (1a)

The embroidery starts with the hair and the beard. It is worked with Stem stitches (coton à broder No. 20). Next the facial outline,

the outlines of the hand, and the outlines of the vessel were embroidered (all coton à broder No.20).

The outlines of the crown were embroidered with Coral Knot stitches (coton à broder No. 16).

The crown was embellished with Chain stitches and French Knots (Early Schwalm Whitework) with three wraps, both worked with coton à broder No.16.

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