Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum by Clare Browne
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Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum
By Clare Browne

Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum by Clare Browne

Book Description

Embroidered 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 Details

ISBN: 9781851772902
ISBN-10: 1851772901
Format: Paperback
(300mm x 250mm x 12mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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