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Hedebo Embroidery

Detail from an antique Hedebo Skirt

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Definition:

Hedebo is a popular form of whitework, originating in the Hedebo region of Denmark.

It is worked on evenweave linen or cotton in a variety of surface embroidery stitches, cutwork, drawn thread and pulled thread techniques.

Visit the Hedbebo in Copenhagen site for outstanding article (in English) on the subject.

Also Known As: Danish Embroidery
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