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Cutwork

Scope note

Embroidery in which parts of the ground fabric are cut away or withdrawn and stitches are used to prevent fraying and to embellish the whole by reworking elements or refilling cut-out areas.

This term has 10 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

3000253891

Broader Terms used

<object genres by technique>

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Sampler

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Cover

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Sampler

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

Sampler

Maker(s)

Maker: Crawford, Mary

Sampler

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Sampler

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

Sampler

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Sampler

Maker(s)

Maker: Wilmer, Mary

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