The Fingerlooping technique is of considerable interestt! The Madonna appears to be knitting a sock in this altarpiece painted by Nicolás and Martín Zahortiga, c. 1460 for the Museo de la Colegiata de Borja in Spain. knitter knitting in art
Though artist early Netherlander, Wiki commentator, feels client was Italian , as similar to another artist ( an Italian ?) therefore Italian garb. Petrus Christus 1472 or - De bewening/The Lamentation, detail
The big stylized patterns from the beginning of century tend to disappear for big spaces lefts without designs & they are finally replaced by stripes & small flowers. Colours are light and rich, dark colours are rare to be found
Art Nouveau / Jewelry art by Lluis Masriera Roses / Masriera Roses was born in Barcelona in 1872 (died he was a goldsmith, painter, set designer and theater director. His personal style was based on Art Nouveau influences of René Lalique.