This is a digital file
Only $3.99 Instant Digital Download - PDF ebook - See Review -
Rare illustrated TUDOR JACOBEAN EMBROIDERY Designs Book.
Its Forms and Fillings Including Late Tudor.
If you have any interest in Tudor or Jacobean Embroidery or Crewel work,
then this is a great book to have in your collection.
The original edition of this Rare book was printed in 1912
BY ADA WENTWORTH FITZWILLIAM and A. F. MORRIS HANDS
73 Pages including 28 Pages of illustrations.
Reviewed by Susan Lilian -
Review: very clear illustrations good clear plates of embroidery and descriptions of stitches.
Useful for experienced needleworkers to get ideas for designs.
This book is also available in one of our 5 x Book Discount Collection Sets for $9.99 Here:
Top Selling EMBROIDERY Books Collection #1
My Personal 100% Guarantee To You
If you Buy this Book and after reading it,
You feel that You did not get Your Money's worth from it,
Message me and I will cancel your purchase and Refund Your Money.
And You Can Keep The Book as My Personal Gift To You.
To redeem the monotony of plain surfaces has ever been the aim of all the arts,
but especially that of the needle, which being the oldest expression of decorative
intention, has, from the earliest time, been very dependent on its groundwork for its ultimate results.
This is particularly the case in embroideries of the type of what is commonly known as Jacobean,
where the ground fabric is extensively visible, as it is also in that wondrous achievement, the Bayeux tapestry worked in coarse wools upon homespun linen and therefore quite miscalled "
Inaccuracy in nomenclature is one of the stumbling blocks the student encounters, and the
tendency of the day to classify "styles" by the restricted formula of monarchical periods is likewise misleading.
No style is ever solely distinctive of one reign, or even one century, the law of evolution rules the arts as it does nature, there is always a correlation between styles in art and circumstances of existence that is productive of gradual changes of taste, therefore, pronounced evidences in design are, actually, the culminating point in a course of combined influences which have reached the period of individual expression.
Crewel work of the type of Jacobean, was the outcome of that earlier wool embroidery that even
in the zenith of fame of the Ecclesiastical broderers still quietly went on its way.
Introductory History by A. F. Morris Hands.
Op. I Tudor Work.
Op. II Early 17th Century.
Op. III Details of Blue Crewel Work (the late Lady Maria Ponsonby's).
Op. IV The uses of Stem Stitch and other characteristics.
Op. V Bed Hangings at Hardwicke Hall.
Op. Va Groups of Fillings in which darning plays important part.
Op. VI Bed Hanging from Powis Castle.
Op. VII Characteristic Foliations and Late 17th Century Fillings.
Op. VIII Solid Crewel Work 18th Century including the Terra Firma and different birds and beasts.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
1 Strip of Tudor Work.
2 Group of leaves on cushions at Knole Park.
2a Group of light details in early examples.
3 Details from old example, carried out in dark blues, belonged to the late Lady Maria Ponsonby.
7 Detail of Foxglove design.
8 Colour plate Detail from old Bed Hangings, dated 1696.
9 Detail from old Bed Hangings, dated 1696
10 Large heavy leaf in work dated 1696.
10a Leaf showing seven different stitches.
11 Bed Hanging at Hardwicke.
12 Set of details (in colour) of Hardwicke design.
13 Set of details of Hardwicke design.
14 Group of Fillings.
15 Design of Bed Hangings at Powis Castle.
16 Characteristic leaf of best period.
18 Late 17th Century Fillings.
19 Fillings from Georgian copy of old example.
20 Stem of leaf in Solid work (colour plate).
21 Examples of different leaves.
23 Colour plate Terra Firma.
24 Birds and Beasts characteristic of Jacobean design.
owns the copyright to this revised PDF.
This book cannot be reproduced or resold without
permission from HowToBooks
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Rare Books Digitized Series.
In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical books, we have chosen to Digitize this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other Digitizing issues beyond our control.
Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's rare works of literature that would not normally be available.
This Book is intended for education and informational purposes only.
Our modification and restoration process of this book, has resulted in our creating a new work (restored or annotated or improved work), that gives us a clear and novated copyright to this modified version.
Shipping is FREE via Instant Digital Delivery: This is a digital item. It is an electronic document (e-Book) in a PDF Format and is viewable on any computer with Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded for Free from Adobe.