Lightweight Embroidered. 

One of my all-time favorite designs, the Deerfield design originated in Persia and migrated into Byzantium and then into modern day Greece where I found this design in a shop about 10 years ago. In a fascinting parallel textile development, it also migrated from Persia into India, and from India into England in the form of Indian chintzes. In pre-Revolutionary America, these designs were highly prized but also highly taxed, so needlew