Disa grandiflora

Disa grandiflora

Disa grandiflora 'Pride of Table Mountain'
Illustration from 'The Illustrated Needlework Book'
Florence Caulfield
About 1910
Pressmark 43 B 154

This is the only illustration Florence Caulfield gives of the use of tightly placed blanket stitches in the creation of her flower embroideries. The stitch make a strong outline round the edge of the colour blocks.