Appenzell Embroidery

Appenzell Embroidery
A cottage industry in Switzerland, consisting of handwork in fine stitches on muslin.

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  • Appenzell — (or Appenzellerland ) is a region in the northeast of Switzerland, entirely surrounded by the Canton of St. Gallen. A former canton of the Old Swiss Confederacy, Appenzell has been divided since 1597 into Appenzell Innerrhoden and Appenzell… …   Wikipedia

  • Appenzell — /ap euhn zel /; Ger. /ah peuhn tsel /, n. 1. a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas. Cf. Appenzell Ausser Rhoden, Appenzell Inner Rhoden. 2. a town in and the capital of Appenzell Inner Rhoden. 5200. 3. (often l.c.) a type …   Universalium

  • Appenzell Ausserrhoden — Kanton Appenzell Ausserrhoden   Canton of Switzerland   …   Wikipedia

  • appenzell — ˈapənˌzel, ˈäpəntˌsel noun ( s) Usage: sometimes capitalized Etymology: from Appenzell, canton and commune in Switzerland, where it is made : a fine hand or machine embroidery of Swiss origin usually worked in pale blue thread on white cloth * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Appenzell Inner-Rhoden — ▪ half canton, Switzerland (German), French  Appenzell Rhodes Intérieures , English  Appenzell Inner Rhodes        Halbkanton (demicanton), comprising the southern part of former Appenzell canton, northeastern Switzerland, at the north foot of… …   Universalium

  • St. Gallen — Infobox Swiss town subject name = St. Gallen municipality name = St. Gallen municipality type = municipality imagepath coa = Coa St. Gallen.png languages = German canton = St. Gallen iso code region = CH SG district = St. Gallen lat d=47|lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Switzerland — /swit seuhr leuhnd/, n. a republic in central Europe. 7,248,984; 15,944 sq. mi. (41,294 sq. km). Cap.: Bern. French, Suisse. German, Schweiz. Italian, Svizzera. Latin, Helvetia. * * * Switzerland Introduction Switzerland Background: Switzerland s …   Universalium

  • Sankt Gallen — /zahngkt gah leuhn/ German name of St. Gallen. * * * ▪ Switzerland (German), French  Saint Gall,         town, capital of Sankt Gallen canton, northeastern Switzerland, in the Steinach Valley, just south of Lake Constance (Bodensee). In 612 the… …   Universalium

  • Teufen AR — Infobox Swiss town subject name = Teufen municipality name = Teufen municipality type = municipality imagepath coa = |pixel coa= languages = German canton = Appenzell Ausserrhoden iso code region = CH AR district = n.a. lat d=47|lat m=23|lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Switzerland — Swiss redirects here. For other uses, see Swiss (disambiguation). Swiss Confederation redirects here. For Swiss Confederacy, see Old Swiss Confederacy. This article is about the country. For other uses, see Switzerland (disambiguation). Swiss… …   Wikipedia

  • folk art — folk art, adj. folk artist. artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as …   Universalium

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