Definition of Berlin work in English:

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Berlin work


Worsted embroidery on canvas.
Example sentences
  • She has noted, ‘from 1830 to 1870 Berlin work eclipsed practically all other types of needlework.’
  • The Berlin work sampler in Plate X is signed in cross stitch, ‘Adele Latimore St. Benedict.’
  • And needlework did respond to fashion, hitting low points, such as the Victorian ‘Berlin work ‘craze.’
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