Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum
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Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum by Clare Browne
Book DescriptionEmbroidered samplers from the V&A's fine collection provide both a historical survey of this popular needlework art and a practical guide to the different types of stitches. This popular book, now with a new cover, shows details of individual motifs alongside full color photographs of complete samplers. Stitch types and techniques are explained with photographic details and clear line drawings. It is international in scope, illustrating British, Continental and non-European samplers, and covers a wide range of stitch types, providing both practical information and inspiration for designers and embroiderers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851772902
(300mm x 250mm x 12mm)
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The tapestries Raphael designed for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City are masterpieces of High Renaissance art. The full-size designs Raphael made for them, the famous Cartoons, have been on display in the V&A since 1865. This book introduces and contextualizes the cartoons and the tapestries made from them.
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Author Biography - Clare Browne
Clare Browne is a curator at the V&A and the author of Lace and a contributor to Quilts 1700-2010. Jennifer Wearden is the author of Ottoman Embroidery and the forthcoming Iranian Textiles with Patricia L. Baker.
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