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In the tradition of antique embroidery pattern books, Ianthe de Averoigne has collected nearly 200 of the most beautiful Medieval counted embroidery patterns directly from their original sources. Also included are historical details to help in recreating these patterns at they were originally rendered in the Middle Ages. The author explains pattern books a they were used then, and how embroidery was used to decorate almost every aspect of Medieval life. She goes on to explain the types of ground fabric and embroidery threads and colors used, with suggestions for modern substitutes to produce the most authentic results.
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Book Description Outlaw Pr, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110964208229
Book Description Outlaw Pr, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0964208229