Provencal Art Crafts by Mediterranean Interiors


A quilt is a multi-layered textile, traditionally composed of two or more layers of fabric or fiber. Commonly three layers are used with a filler material. These layers traditionally include a woven cloth top, a layer of batting or wadding, and a woven back combined using the techniques of quilting. This is the process of sewing on the face of the fabric, and not just the edges, to combine the three layers together to reinforce the material. Stitching patterns can be a decorative element. A single piece of fabric can be used for the top of a quilt (a "whole-cloth quilt"), but in many cases the top is created from smaller fabric pieces joined, or patchwork. The pattern and color of these pieces creates the design. Quilts may contain valuable historical information about their creators, "visualizing particular segments of history in tangible, textured ways". In the twenty-first century, quilts are frequently displayed as non-utilitarian works of art but historically quilts were often used as bedcovers; and this use persists today. (In modern English, the word "quilt" can also be used to refer to an unquilted duvet or comforter.)

Article Title : Quilt
Article Snippet :Albert Museum and in the Bargello in Florence. Provençal quilts, now often referred to as "boutis" (the Provençal word meaning "stuffing"), are wholecloth quilts
Article Title : Tuscany
Article Snippet :type of poetry also began in Tuscany. Guittone d'Arezzo made art abandon chivalry and Provençal forms for national motives and Latin forms. He attempted political
Article Title : Merovingian art and architecture
Article Snippet :recalls that of St. George, Ezra', Syria). Very different from these Provençal baptistries, except for the quatrefoil one of Venasque, that of St. Jean
Article Title : Aix-en-Provence
Article Snippet :industry. The manufacture of santons, traditional hand-crafted figurines, often associated with provencal Christmas creches. The manufacture of olive oil. The
Article Title : Paul Cézanne
Article Snippet :in Provence: A Provençal Chronology of Cézanne: 1870–1879" Archived 22 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine, National Gallery of Art. Retrieved 14 February
Article Title : Malta
Article Snippet :Italian influences as well as influences of English, Spanish, Maghrebin and Provençal cuisines. A number of regional variations can be noted as well as seasonal
Article Title : Muslim settlement of Lucera
Article Snippet :Burgundian and Provençal soldiers and farmers as possible. A remnant of the descendants of these Provençal colonists, still speaking a Franco-Provençal dialect
Article Title : Baphomet
Article Snippet :appeared around 1195 in the Provençal poems Senhors, per los nostres peccatz by the troubadour Gavaudan. Around 1250, a Provençal poem by Austorc d'Aorlhac
Article Title : Iambic pentameter
Article Snippet :Bernart de Ventadorn, and Bertran de Born. In both Old French and Old Provençal, the tenth syllable of the line was accented and feminine endings were
Article Title : Marseille
Article Snippet :The Musée du Terroir Marseillais [fr] in Château-Gombert, devoted to Provençal crafts and traditions. The MuCEM, Musée Regards de Provence and Villa Mediterannée

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