Origin of crewelwork
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Crewelwork of the period was not given to hangings and furniture, but to clothing.
With the hands that had never handled anything rougher than crewelwork she chose her grip along the tough ladder of looped lianas.Where the Pavement Ends
These were wrought with borders of crewelwork, and finished with elaborate thread and crewel fringes.