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Gail Marsh - 19th Century Embroidery Techniques - 9781861085610 - V9781861085610
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19th Century Embroidery Techniques

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Description for 19th Century Embroidery Techniques Hardcover. Explores the 19th century craft of embroidery, its shift from industry to hobby and how it was crafted and displayed in the home. This book is suitable for students studying embroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested in historical embroidery techniques, and collectors of textiles. Num Pages: 192 pages, full colour throughout, includes illustrations + stitch diagrams, includes photographs. BIC Classification: WFBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 286 x 221 x 18. Weight in Grams: 938.
This beautiful book explores the 19th century craft of embroidery, its shift from industry to hobby and how it was crafted and displayed in the home. Each chapter is packed with a close look at the techniques that were used, detailed illustrations and unique photographs of original embroidered pieces. Interweaved are snippets of social history, historical facts and quotes from ladies and gentlemen of the period. This delightful book is a must for any student studying embroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested in historical embroidery techniques, collectors of textiles, plus any needlework enthusiast wanting to extend their knowledge.

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781861085610
SKU
V9781861085610
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Gail Marsh
Gail Marsh has worked as a fashion and textiles lecturer, a textiles and knitwear designer, a design consultant for Marks and Spencer and a costumes and textiles curator.

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