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Embroidered with White by Heather Toomer

£19.75

SKU: BOOKS9 Category: Tag:

The 18th century fashion for Dresden lace and other whitework accessories - this fully illustrated book places Dresden lace in context, examining how it was used, how it related to other whitework embroideries of the period and how designs and stitches changed from about 1710 to 1800. Of interest to anyone concerned with the care and cataloguing of a costume or embroidery collection, designers seeking inspiration and anyone with a love of fine craftsmanship. Author - Heather Toomer, with drawings and patterns by Elsbeth Reed.

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The 18th century fashion for Dresden lace and other whitework accessories – this fully illustrated book places Dresden lace in context, examining how it was used, how it related to other whitework embroideries of the period and how designs and stitches changed from about 1710 to 1800. Of interest to anyone concerned with the care and cataloguing of a costume or embroidery collection, designers seeking inspiration and anyone with a love of fine craftsmanship. Author – Heather Toomer, with drawings and patterns by Elsbeth Reed.