Stuff A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework
by Susan Burrows Swan
ISBN-10: 0517521776
ISBN-13: 9780517521779
Crown Publishers, Inc.
1976
Soft Cover
Pages: 144
Language(s): English
Very Good - Light cover and edge wear; else like new.
$6.00

Knowledge of the needle arts was essential to the early American woman. This book describes the major needlework methods used in America between 1650 and 1890, gives the dates of their popularity and discusses the stitches used to execute them. The guide presents 117 representative examples of the American needlework contained in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.