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      • Product Description: This is a lovely book, a pleasure to own and, for anyone interested in samplers, essential' Textile History

        'Stunning ... presents a gallery of examples of this popular needlework art' Woman's World

        'A must for all passionate sampler enthusiasts' Hali

        Embroidered samplers from the V&A's fine collection provide a historical survey of this popular needlework art and a practical guide to the different types of stitches. This popular book, reissued with a new cover, shows details of individual motifs alongside the complete samplers while stitch types and techniques are explained through photographic details and line drawings.  

        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 Iranian Textiles (Published 2010) with Patricia L. Baker.

      • generic_text_8: Paperback
      • generic_text_3: Clare Browne & Jennifer Wearden
      • generic_text_7: 9781851772902
      • generic_text_10: V&A Publishing
      • generic_text_5: 144
      • generic_text_6: 162 col 40 line
      • generic_text_2: 300 x 250mm
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