One of our assignments for tapestry is to copy part of an old tapestry and look closely at techniques used. I have chosen a small part of one of the Devonshire Hunt tapestries. We only have to do a small portion and mine is based on a dog (bear?) from the scene. I am finding it quite tricky to see how some of the weaving was achieved. It is has a lot of hatching but it is not altogether linear and I am having a hard time deciding whether it is age that has caused some of the irregularities or deliberate weaving.
I was working on it today and Penny decided to have a look and give me her opinion.