14th - 15th Century German stitch patterns.
german renaissance brick stitch
wymarc website re: medieval embroidery from extant pieces
German Brick Stitch - I like the middle method. From "A Stitch Out of Time" 14th and 15th Century German Counted Thread Embroidery by Master Richard Wymarc (Timothy J. Mitchell)
http://www.wymarc.com/ Brick stitch pattern from a 14/15th century embroidered bag.
Detail, 14th c. French alms purse. Katalog III-S-69.jpg - Almosentasche, Detail HandorgelspielerinLeinenstoff, Golddraht, Metall, Perlen, Glassteine Paris Incredible close-up detail.
Petit Point bag. Beautiful 'embroidered' bag in a Museum in Bulle, Switzerland. Date?
Alms purse detail
15th Century Purse | Aumônières, otherwise known as alms purses