Stuff English Domestic Needlework 1660-1860
by Therle Hughes
ISBN-10: None
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Abbey Fine Arts
HC w/ Dust Jacket
Pages: 255
Language(s): English
Very Good/Very Good - Brodart cover.

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This book is intended to present the basic facts that will help in giving the many old embroideries their place in the long and fascinating history of domestic embroideries. This book includes a wealth of information on a great number of different types of needlework . It begins with historical background and incorporates chapters on wool work, metal work, black work and white work, pictorial embroidery, book covers, furniture embroidery, bed hangings and pillows, cushions, quilting and patchwork, samplers, raised or stump work, pincushions, beadwork, costume embroideries, gloves, other dress accessories, including aprons, bags and purses, pockets and muffs, patterns and their sources and old embroidery tools.