Author Name SAMPLERS AND TAPESTRIES
Seller ID 38994
Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries, by Marcus B. Huish, Batsford, paperback, with 24 color plates and over 70 black and white figures. Since it was first published at the beginning of the century, this classic study has been recognized as a valuable guide to the wealth of embroidery found in traditional samplers and embroideries made in imitation of tapestries. Richly illustrated with a large number of examples, including some from American and India, it will be of interest to embroiderers at all levels. Contents include social background, origins of samplers, history of tapestry pictures, stitches and tools used, study of motifs and texts used.