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Animal Embroideries & Patterns: From 19th Century Viennaby Raffaella Serena
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This book complements Embroideries and Patterns of Nineteenth Century Vienna, Serena's first publication concerning the Nowotny Collection. It also surveys samplers, motifs and decorative patterns, but focuses solely on animal patterns. The embroideries are perfectly reproduced in 208 flawless colour photographs; 41 technical drawings are included in the text. Practical advice is offered which allows any keen embroidery enthusiast to reproduce some of the more spectacular designs.
This work compliments "Embroideries and Patterns of Nineteenth Century Vienna", Serena's first publication concerning the Nowotny Collection. Like its counterpart, "Animal Embroideries and Patterns" surveys samplers, motifs and decorative patterns, but focuses solely on animal patterns.
Superb colour reproductions of original embroideries. - Written by a notable authority in the field of embroidery. - Includes 24 technical drawings, printed on seperate sheets. - Exceptional factual text of particular interest
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