Stuff British Samplers: A Concise History
by Jane Toller
ISBN-10: 0850333830
ISBN-13: 9780850333831
Phillimore & Co. Ltd.
Soft Cover
Pages: 63
Language(s): English
Like New - Very light cover and edge wear.

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From the end of the 16th century, embroidery came into increasing use for household purposes and clothing. Every needlewoman made her own pattern book in which she collected 'samplers' of her designs. Collectors will welcome this first concise survey and reference book as an indispensable guide to these charming and increasingly valuable relics of a bygone age. Covered are the reason for samplers, 17th century samplers, 18th century samplers, 19th century samplers and maps, Welsh and early American samplers and Scottish and Irish samplers.