19th Century Embroidery Techniques
Photographs: Includes photographs
In the 19th century, the craft of embroidery became a pastimefor ladies of leisure. This beautiful new book explores the shiftfrom industry to hobby and how embroidery was crafted and displayedin the home. Each chapter is packed with a close look at thetechniques that were used, detailed illustrations and uniquephotographs of original 19th century embroidered pieces.Interweaved into the book are snippets of social history,historical facts and quotes from ladies and gentlemen of theperiod. This delightful book is a must for any student studyingembroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested inhistorical embroidery techniques, collectors of textiles, plus anyneedlework enthusiast wanting to extend their knowledge.ISBN13: 9781861085610
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