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Author Name    Brooks, Mary

Title   English Embroideries of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Ashmolean Handbooks.

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Good

Size   Octavo

Publisher    Jonathan Horne Pub 2004

ISBN Number    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.

Price = 20.00 USD

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