Needle-Craft Artistic and Practical

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NEEDLE-CRAFT ARTISTIC AND PRACTICAL. Second and revised edition. New York. The Butterick publishing company. 1890. 18x26,5 cm. 277- XI págs. E.

Belíssima publicação do século XIX profusamente ilustrada com exemplos e esquemas de bordados e outros diversos trabalhos de costura. A capa dura editorial, em precalina, apresenta belas gravações a pigmento e ouro. De notar a interessante secção de publicidade nas páginas finais.


Metropolitan Art Series: Needlecraft Artistic and Practical. Second and Revised Edition. New York: The Butterick Publishing Company 1890. Book covers subjects such as Materials, Stitches, Doilies, Tray Cover, Embroidery Designs, Lace, Home Furnishings and more...Several diagrams and illustrations. 277 pages plus 10 pages of illustrated advertisements. Complete text block and endsheets are separated fromt covers and spine. Text and illuatrations are in very good condition. The covers are ok.

A truly wonderful old book -Needle Craft: Artistic and Practical, first published in 1889, by the Butterick Publishing Company.  Forty three chapters on everything you can think of in needlework.  Embroidery -with patterns, Specimens of Lace and Method of Making, Crochetted Work, Crochetted Lambrequin, Macrame Lace Work, Fringes, Window Draperies, Fancy Work Aprons, Pillows, Bags, Hammock or Tennis Net, Tatting, and much more.  Three hundred and twenty pages of wonderful information, and a few old ads.  There are many, many illustrations.

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