Title English Embroideries of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Ashmolean Handbooks.
Book Condition Good
Publisher Jonathan Horne Pub 2004
1854441922 / 9781854441928
Seller ID 2157e
96 pp This handbook explores the Ashmolean Museum's collection of English seventeenth-century embroideries. Detailed photographs reveal the fine stitches and imaginative raised work embroidery techniques we well as the lavish use of metal threads and semi-precious stones. The book will appeal to all those interested in the life of seventeenth-century women as well as to textiles and embroidery specialists.