Stumpwork

Stumpwork

Historical & Contemporary Raised Embroidery

Book - 1987
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During the 17th century, a highly decorative technique of raised embroidery became popular in Britain for use on pictures, caskets and mirror frames. We know it today as stumpwork. This book introduces the reader to the charm of surviving pieces, with their costumed figures and fantastic birds and animals, thickly scattered across the ground fabric with a fine disregard for scale or proportion.
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford, 1987.
ISBN: 9780713455724
0713455721
Branch Call Number: 746 .44 Bes
Characteristics: 120 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

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