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  • Introduction
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Early Life
  • 2. Career as a Dietician 1919-1950's
  • 3. Elgiva as a Tatter 1950s-1980
  • 4. Elgiva's Books
  • Elgiva's Threads and Shuttles
  • Examples of Elgiva's Work, and Recent Interpretations
  • Appendices
  • A. Entries in Elgiva's address book
  • B. Funeral tribute
  • Bibliography

Title: Elgiva Agnes Nicholls, Tatter: Life and Career 1900-1982
Biographer: Heather Lickley
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2009
Publisher: Self, Surrey, UK
Page Count: 40
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 1/2" x 5"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- This is not a pattern book, but a biography of the influential tatter, Elgiva Agnes Nicholls. Ms. Lickley did a well-researched and thoughtful job. If you have an interest in the history of tatting as an evolving handicraft, this is a lovely tribute.