Stuff Tokens of Love
by Vivian Crellin
ISBN-10: 0955467209
ISBN-13: 9780955467202
The Sampler Guild
2006
HC w/ Dust Jacket
Pages: 139
Language(s): English
Like New/Like New - Very light cover and edge wear.
$56.00

This is a deeply researched labour of love covering the provenance, purposes and constituents of English needlework samplers, with a description and explanation of samplers from charity, poor and orphan schools. The book includes chapters on the history and traditions of English samplers, the needlework of men and Celtic traditions in the Isle of Man, Wales and Scotland, as well as forty coloured illustrations and thirty in black and white.