Cushion with bird
Mulberry Extra-fine silk thread (split) on silk satin. Design from "The Anchor Book of Crewelwork"
Regency style quilt: "Bird of Paradise". Silk with split thread silk embroidery.
detail, top left
detail, top right
detail, bottom left
detail, bottom right
Leon Conrad Ebony Collection thread on 96 count cotton batiste.
"Tree of life" design. Split silk thread on ivory silk. From a piece in the Middleton Collection, Nottingham Museum of Costume and Textiles.