Decorative Needlework

There are various definitions for decorative needlework and these have changed over time. For the purpose of this encyclopaedia, the term is used as an umbrella concept that includes a range of decorative textile techniques, such as applied decoration, appliqué, beadworkembroidery, patchwork and quilting.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 18th June 2016).


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