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Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery
Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery
Nevinson, John L

Second Edition, 1950.
Ex-library. 110 pages of text + 72 plates. Some notes throughout and repairs made. Previous owner's name written on the front cover.

From the Preface: "The present work aims at giving a survey of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries illustrated by references to all the specimens in the Museum. Slight corrections have been made for this edition, the bibliography has been brought up to date, and a list of embroideries acquired since 1938 has been added." Well illustrated study of embroidery in 16th and 17th century Britain. Has sections on embroidery for furnishing and for costume - table and floor carpets, cushion and pillow covers, hangings, embroidered pictures, book bindings, crewel-work curtains, bed valances, bodices, jackets, women's coifs, men's nightcaps, scarves, gloves, purses, etc. Index.

Second hand Paperback