Stuff English Secular Needlework: Tudor and Stuart Periods
by Jane D. Zimmerman
ISBN-10: None
ISBN-13: None
Self-Published
1992
Spiral-Bound SC
Pages: 133
Language(s): English
Very Good - Light cover and edge wear; plastic comb broken in places but could be replaced.
$66.00

This historical study focuses on the development of secular needlework in England during the Tudor and Stuart monarchies. It was during this period in English history, beginning with the coronation of the first Tudor ruler, Henry VII, in 1485 and ending with the death of the last Stuart ruler, Anne I, in 1714, that many of the styles of needlework so important to us today had their major period of development. Following a brief introduction, Part One of this publication looks at the evolution of needlework along with medieval needlework. Part Two gives us an in-depth look at Tudor England (1485-1603) and Stuart England (1603-1714). Part Three looks at the different forms of needlework: Blackwork, Sampler Embroidery, Canvas Embroidery, Florentine Embroidery, Crewel Embroidery, Raised Embroidery, Whitework and Silk and Metal Thread Embroidery. Part Four recaps the Tudor Dynasty and Stuart Dynasty and provides selected references as well as an index.