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The embroideries at Hardwick Hall : a catalogue

Author: Santina M Levey
Publisher: [Great Britain] : National Trust, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The collection of late 16th-century embroidery, needlework and wrought linen at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is the most important of its type in Britain, and probably in the Western World. Largely commissioned and acquired by the redoubtable Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury - known as 'Bess of Hardwick' - these pieces, some 200 in total with many of the highest quality, range from small  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Named Person: Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot Shrewsbury, Countess of; Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot Shrewsbury, Countess of).; Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot Shrewsbury, Countess of
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Santina M Levey
ISBN: 9781905400515 1905400519
OCLC Number: 123893102
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The collection in context --
The catalogue: embroidery. Wall and bed hangings ; Long cushions ; Dismembered furnishings ; Twist and stained work --
The catalogue: needlework. Table carpets ; Borders ; Cupboard carpets ; Room valances ; Long cushions ; Square cushions ; Miscellaneous pieces ; Applied needlework --
The catalogue: wrought linen. Table linen ; Bed linen ; Coloured cutwork and related pieces --
The catalogue: turkey-work --
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Responsibility: Santina M. Levey.

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The collection of late 16th-century embroidery, needlework and wrought linen at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is the most important of its type in Britain, and probably in the  Read more...
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