"Hi Avital, Puncetto squares are usually used to insert in table cloths+napkins, handkerchiefs, table lamps, baby bibs (I've done a lot myself for friends...when I became a mother I understood how unuseful they were:-) ), bed linen.
"Here's the piece realized.
I used DMC Retors d'Alsace n. 12.
It can definitely be improved, the upper right part has some missing stitches, and the upper central vertical leg should be purple, not white. P_20180103_161626.jpg"
"I searched a bit on the Internet and in a book I have. The stripe (called Ligam in dialect) has a decorative function, and changes color depending on the village the woman belongs to. If it's blue/purple is a mourning stripe.
It can be used to…"
Here's the link to a page that shows the Fobello costume. As Avital says, the Puncetto stripe is inserted vertically in the blouse. The horizontal pattern that looks like Puncetto is stitched in Punto Smock, following exactly…"
"Yes, itis Puncetto Colorato, typical of the Fobello Valley.
Here's some examples of similar patterns (in white) I found among my drawings/pictures collection.
The last one is the drawing reproduction of the MET pattern. I would use the…"
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