Detail of rose and lily-of-the-valley border.

Swedish folk art embroidery - This is beautiful. I remember having mittens and a Swedish hat with this embroidery on it when I was very young.

Embroidered baby hat (traditional Swedish folks clothing)

Christening robe from Rättvik - Sweden Photo: Laila Duran Somali girl/

Traditional embroidered mittens - the colors are just breathtaking!

embroidery on knitted mittens with Swedish embroidery: some black and white pattern can be found on this site (Use felted sweaters for mitten pieces and embroider before sewing up)

A table cloth?

The textiles were stored in chests everyday and was designed to be placed on chairs and benches, then it would be party. From the book Yllebroderier from Hemslöjdens publishers. (Photo By Lucas Gölén)

Bright colors and bolt patterns - still traditional.

Bright colors and bolt patterns - still traditional.

Wonderful!

Wonderful!

Crowned Lions from 1804 (also Swedish)

Crowned Lions from 1804 (also Swedish)

Modern looking pillow with birds.

Modern looking pillow with birds.

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