Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries

Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries

Author: Nerylla D. Taunton

Publisher: ACC Distribution

ISBN: 1851492534

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 220

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This is a comprehensive study of needlework tools from the seventeenth century to the Edwardian era. The book starts with the heavy silver needlework tools of the seventeenth century which are related to the raised and padded embroidery of that era now
Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Nerylla D. Taunton
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: ACC Distribution

This is a comprehensive study of needlework tools from the seventeenth century to the Edwardian era. The book starts with the heavy silver needlework tools of the seventeenth century which are related to the raised and padded embroidery of that era now
Hedonizing Technologies
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel P. Maines
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

The book addresses basic issues in the history of labor and industry and makes an original contribution to the discussion of how technology and people interact.
Stitching the World: Embroidered Maps and Women’s Geographical Education
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Judith A. Tyner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

From the late eighteenth century until about 1840, schoolgirls in the British Isles and the United States created embroidered map samplers and even silk globes. Hundreds of British maps were made and although American examples are more rare, they form a significant collection of artefacts. Descriptions of these samplers stated
Findings
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Mary Carolyn Beaudry
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Mary C. Beaudry mines archaeological findings of sewing and needlework to discover what these small traces of female experience reveal about the societies and cultures in which they were used. Beaudry's geographical and chronological scope is broad: she examines sites in the United States and Great Britain, as well as
The Annotated Emma
Language: en
Pages: 700
Authors: Jane Austen, David M. Shapard
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-20 - Publisher: Anchor

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including: