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18th Century Embroidery Techniques (2006)

by Gail Marsh

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Excellent book! Wonderful pictures and drawing, informative text. Highly recommended. ( )
  isiswardrobe | May 26, 2006 |
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I dedicate this book to my husband, Brian, for his constant support and endless patience.
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During the 18th century, embroidery reached an excellence never really surpassed in terms of variety by any other period in history.
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For the wealthy, the 18th century was a period of decadent splendour, and their clothing was no exception - sumptous fabrics were embellished with lavish, ornate embroidery. In this book, Gail Marsh looks at some of the techiques and tools that embroiderers of the day used to create their stunning items of clothing.… (more)

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