Maidens of the first families were selected to embroider the sacred peplus.
I learnt to sing rondeaux and to embroider handkerchiefs for my mother.
They agreed to embroider a pair of slippers for her—to do the work themselves.
The girls used to sit about indoors and embroider—oh, everlastingly!
You see at home, when I get my work done, I knit or crochet or embroider.