from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of embroider.
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Pope, sitting on an elevated state or throne, and changing two pontifical miters; after which I was presented to kisse his toe, that is, his embroder’d slipper, two Cardinals holding up his vest and surplice, and then being sufficiently bless’d with his thumb and two fingers for that day, I return’d home to dinner.’
But part of my original concept was to embroder part of the image on the old coffee sack and I decided to build on that idea and use the string to hold the painting in place.