Needlework through the ages a short survey of its development in decorative art, with particular regard to its inspirational relationship with other methods of craftsmanship by Antrobus, Mary Symonds Mrs.

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton, ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Needlework.,
  • Embroidery.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 391-398.

Book details

Statementby Mary Symonds (Mrs. Guy Antrobus) and Louisa Preece.
ContributionsPreece, Louisa.
The Physical Object
Pagination413 p., CIII p. of plates :
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14617712M

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