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Jacobean Embroidery by Fitzwilliam and Hands

JACOBEAN EMBROIDERY

Its Forms and Fillings Including Late Tudor

by

ADA WENTWORTH FITZWILLIAM and A. F. MORRIS HANDS

Publishers' Note.

Plates 1, l0a, 11, 12 (part of), 20 and 23 have already been published in "Needlecraft Monthly Magazine" and are included in this collection by permission of the Editor.

London Kegan Paul, Trench, Truebner and Co. Ltd. Broadway House, Carter Lane, E.C. 1912

CONTENTS

Introductory History by A. F. Morris Hands.

Op. I Tudor Work.

Op. II Early 17th Century.

Op. III Details of Blue Crewel Work (the late Lady Maria Ponsonby's).

Op. IV The uses of Stem Stitch and other characteristics.

Op. V Bed Hangings at Hardwicke Hall.

Op. Va Groups of Fillings in which darning plays important part.

Op. VI Bed Hanging from Powis Castle.

Op. VII Characteristic Foliations and Late 17th Century Fillings.

Op. VIII Solid Crewel Work 18th Century including the _Terra Firma_ and different birds and beasts.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Plate

1 Strip of Tudor Work.

2 Group of leaves on cushions at Knole Park.

2a Group of light details in early examples.

3 Details from old example, carried out in dark blues, belonged to the late Lady Maria Ponsonby.

4 Ditto.

5 Ditto.

6 Ditto.

7 Detail of Foxglove design.

8 Colour plate--Detail from old Bed Hangings, dated 1696.

9 Detail from old Bed Hangings, dated 1696.

10 Large heavy leaf in work dated 1696.

10a Leaf showing seven different stitches.

11 Bed Hanging at Hardwicke.

12 Set of details (in colour) of Hardwicke design.

13 Set of details of Hardwicke design.

14 Group of Fillings.

15 Design of Bed Hangings at Powis Castle.

16 Characteristic leaf of best period.

17 Ditto.

18 Late 17th Century Fillings.

19 Fillings from Georgian copy of old example.

20 Stem of leaf in Solid work (colour plate).

21 Examples of different leaves.

22 Ditto.

23 Colour plate--_Terra Firma_.

24 Birds and Beasts characteristic of Jacobean design.

25 Ditto.


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