Patterns of Childhood: Samplers from Glasgow Museums

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9780713674767: Patterns of Childhood: Samplers from Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums hold one of the finest collections of samplers in the UK. This book presents a short introduction to the Glasgow Museums' collection of samplers and another essay on samplers in general - why they were made etc.; construction methods; use of different stitches, motifs etc., and other instructive uses such as for learning the alphabet. Then there is a selection of 40 of the finest/most representative of the 220 samplers that are held in the collection. The result is a beautiful intrroduction to both the world of samplers and the outstanding collection of samplers held by Glasgow Museums.

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Rebecca Quinton is the Curator of the Costume and Textiles Collections of Glasgow Museums.


"Good introduction to the subject as well as a handy information reference." Antiques Trade Gazette

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Rebecca Quinton
Published by A & C Black Publishers Ltd (2005)
ISBN 10: 0713674768 ISBN 13: 9780713674767
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Book Description A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0713674768

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