Stuff Victorian Canvas Work: Berlin Wool Work
by Molly G. Proctor
ISBN-10: 0713454253
ISBN-13: 9780713454253
B. T. Batsford Ltd.
1986
Soft Cover
Pages: 158
Language(s): English
Very Good - Light cover and edge wear. Spine lightly sunned; PO name marked out on ffep.
$8.00

With the revival of interest in Victoriana, Berlin wool work has taken its place among collectable items. To explain some of the reasons for its great popularity during the nineteenth century, the author traces the history of Victorian canvas work from contemporary books and magazines and by examining countless examples in museums, private collections and antique shops. The various sections include: Materials; Patterns; Samplers; Furniture; Pictures; 1851 Exhibition; Stitches; New Work and Restoration.