artichokes in rainbow grocery.  image via miss chriss.

artichokes in rainbow grocery.  image via miss chriss.

artichoke blackwork embroidery pattern.  apparently, arties were a recurring motif in medieval embroideries!  photo via http://www.blackworkarchives.com/

artichoke blackwork embroidery pattern.  apparently, arties were a recurring motif in medieval embroideries!  photo via http://www.blackworkarchives.com/

arti with cousin.  photo via ginaespo & francesca forever!!  ginaespo.blogspot.com | ginaespo.tumblr.com | francescaforever.tumblr.com

arti with cousin.  photo via ginaespo & francesca forever!!  ginaespo.blogspot.com | ginaespo.tumblr.com | francescaforever.tumblr.com

image via sweet paul: http://sweetpaul.typepad.com/

image via sweet paul: http://sweetpaul.typepad.com/