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American needlework; a history of decorative stitchery and embroidery from the late 16th to the 20th century.

Author: Georgiana Brown Harbeson
Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books [1963? ©1938]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mentions Moravians, "The Moravian School."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgiana Brown Harbeson
OCLC Number: 1023190
Description: xxxviii, 232 pages illustrations (some color) 31 cm
Contents: American Indian porcupine-quill embroidery --
Indian bead needlework --
Indian applique, Alaskan fishskin needlework --
Early stump work, silk and wool needlepint pictures --
Crewel embroidery in the colonies --
Early quilting, candlewicking and turkey work --
Early samplers --
Philadelphia type samplers, Quaker needlework and Pennsylvaniz Dutch embroidery --
Later samplers --
Embroidered wedding gowns and waistcoats --
Needle lacework: darning on net and tambour --
White work, costume embroideries and accessories --
Moravian work: memorial samplers and silk on satin embroideries --
Embroidered maps and needlework rugs --
Embroidered coats of arms, banners, flags and flag preservation. Needlepoint pictures and upholstery --
Godey's, Leslie's, and Peterson's needlework patterns --
Fashionable Berlin wool-work --
Canvas lacework and raised wool-work --
Embroidery on paper: bookmarks and mottoes --
Braiding, velvet-wrok and chenille stitchery --
Applique arascene embroidery and ribbon-work --
Beadwork with wool combinations --
Sewing accessories --
Deerfield blue and white work revival, candlewicking and netting --
The transition period --
Religious needlework --
The return to silk embroideries --
New uses of the sampler --
Modern crewel embroidery --
Contemporary needlepoint embroidery: screens and covers --
Contemporary needlework embroidery (cont.): miscellaneous furnishings, accessories, petit-point pictures --
Needlework of the future.

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Mentions Moravians, "The Moravian School."

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