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On May 13, 2014 1:08 AM, "Eleanor Deyeson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I believe I am finished with the designing, and will be having several
> test swatches of these designs printed, with several color variations.
> Anyone who is interested in ordering any directly thru me (I will need to
> get mine by Lilies), I will share my designers discount, if you will share
> the shipping on a pro-rated yardage basis. I hope to have the test swatches
> by Horse and Falcon, so you can see and feel what they would be like. PM me
> with requests. The designs are based of the style of 9th C Sogdian Silks,
> which were woven in Central Asia, and used a trade items along the silk
> road. This type of silk may have traveled far & wide, even if it was not as
> technically complex as the Chinese silks. I will be ordering these patterns
> printed on a Cotton-Silk blend - I've gotten a swatch, and it is lovely.
>
> (The base price, before discount or shipping is $27 a yard, but you can
> get a lot of trim out of even a fat quarter of this fabric.)
>
> Anyone, even those without a FB account is supposed to be able to view my
> album by following this link.
>
>
> https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.720297151354547.1073741840.100001228063214&type=1&l=a496c28e8c
>
> I know I haven't fully matched the complexity and weaving patterns of the
> Sogdian silks, but I've done my best, and I know of no where else to get
> any Sogdian Silk designs (in more than just 2 colors), and of course, no
> one else has Calontiri designs.
>
> For all of you with other awards, after Lilies, I plan to finish the set
> of Calon awards. I have designs in my head, but it takes quite a bit of
> time to get them out of my brain and into the computer. I will also
> probably be doing the Baronies as well.
>
> I will be using these silks to trim a caftan like those found at
> Moschevaya Balka. It is were the Alanic tribe lived. ;-)
>
> If you want to see some of the inspirational extant fabrics or the finds
> at Moschevaya Balka - check out my Pinterest boards.
> http://www.pinterest.com/eleanordeyeson/sogdian-textile-fragments-designs/
>
> http://www.pinterest.com/eleanordeyeson/9th-c-moshchevaya-balka-northern-caucasus-alanic/
>
> Please message me if you are interested.
>
> Thanks,
> Eleanor Deyeson
>
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