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1990 cover scanned from my private collection


  • Introduction
  • Materials and Technique
  • Cabinets, Mirror Frames and Bookbindings
  • The Subject Matter
  • Sources of the Designs
  • The Makers
  • Further Reading and Places to Visit

Title: SHIRE ALBUM: Embroidered Stuart Pictures, Book No. 246
Author/Designer: Margaret Swain
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1990
Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., Princes Risbourough, UK
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 1/4" x 5 3/4"
ISBN: 0747800596

SUMMARY- All interior photographs are black-and-white. These 17th century needlework panels are amazingly detailed and vibrant. It's a shame the pictures are not in color. Still, you get a lot of interesting overview and examples of the art throughout.