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wool work Line breaks: wool work

Definition of wool work in English:


[mass noun]
Needlework executed in wool on a canvas foundation.
Example sentences
  • Craft classes are continuing in tapestry and wool work.
  • Four Berlin wool work pictures that date from this period are in keeping with the popular fashion of pictorial needlework then being produced in the United States and Europe.
  • Berlin wool work patterns in colour were first published in Berin, Germany, early in the 19th century.

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