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American Needlework - The History of Decorative Stitchery and Embroidery from the Late 16th to the 20th Century
Title:
American Needlework - The History of Decorative Stitchery and Embroidery from the Late 16th to the 20th Century
Harbeson, Georgiana Brown
$22.00

Ex-library (Wellington Embroiderers Guild), with 5 cm long orange sticker and round white sticker on spine, stamp, and previous owner's name/address in biro on front endpaper, loan pocket stuck on back endpaper. Binding coming loose from cover at front of book.

American Needlework presents an historical outline of decorative stitch forms as expressed in embroidery in various techniques worked by American women. It is both a history and a practical handbook of the entire subject.

Examples have been selected from each period of the country's development from the late seventeenth century, up to and including work of the twentieth century. The uses to which embroidery was applied reflect the taste, manners, and customs of the changing cycles of the American scene. The book is illustrated with 6 full colour illustrations and nearly 400 halftones.

Second hand Hardback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
0000000000
SKU:
116206