Stuff Embroidery: A History
by Pamela Warner
ISBN-10: 0713461063
ISBN-13: 9780713461060
B.T. Batsford Ltd.
1991
HC w/ Dust Jacket
Pages: 208
Language(s): English
Like New/Like New - Very light cover and edge wear.
$96.00

Anyone interested in embroidery and related textiles will discover a wealth of invaluable information within these pages. Pamela Warner has written a concise, easy-to-read book, which looks at embroidery and its influences from the early textiles of Ancient Egypt, through medieval techniques to the embroidery of later centuries. The development and changes in technique and style are related to the living conditions, outside influences and the fashions of each period. Detailed studies of important historical examples are well illustrated and diagrams and sketches are used throughout. Embroidery is a beautiful, stimulating and exciting area of study and this book will help all those who want to learn more about its rich and varied history.