Went to see an exhibition yesterday:
Tuchintarsien/Inlaid-Patchwork since 1500,
in the Museum of European Cultures.
It shows wallhangings and tapestries in
textile intarsia technique with application
and embroidery - all made from cut pieces of
leftover woollen cloth.
Here´s one from 1719, depicting the Turkish
All the animals (except the belligerent little
white dog) on the whole thing are decorated with dots...
Amazing and inspiring what amounts of untiring
care must haven gone into this.