Section 7: Water
Number of pairs
9 pairs, all white
See the accompanying diagram. Top sewings to the swan and to the frame.
As far as she knows, this braid is Tamara’s own invention, which she named ‘Flames’. The diagram shows it starting from the cloth stitch. That is simply to conform to the standard established in the Read & Kincaid books. The ‘water’ in the swan picture starts with the decorated part, not with cloth (see Close-up, Section E).