Applique Broderie Perse

A form of applique work which consists of cutting out from cretonnes and chintz cloths the figures of birds, animals, flowers, etc., and pasting them on a coloured foundation cloth, stitching round the edges with feather stitch; fancy stitches are also used at times.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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