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Embroidered Treasures: Flowers: Exquisite Needlework of the Embroiderers' Guild Collection

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Embroidered Treasures: Flowers: Exquisite Needlework of the Embroiderers’ Guild Collection

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The Embroiderers’ Guild was founded in 1906 and has in its collection embroideries from all over the world. These wonderful works, which somehow survived through the ages, could be said to be one of the most important group of embroideries assembled in one place. Stitched pieces and fragments and were gathered together by early members of the Guild and inserted into portfolios that were circulated among members.

Nature has always been a huge source of inspiration to embroiderers and this fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers’ Guild’s huge collection of embroidered flowers through the ages. Featuring full-colour photographs, items are shown in full and also with detail images to show off the flowers at their best.

These wonderful embroidered treasures are as varied as wall hangings, children’s dresses, bridal bags and samplers, some of which date back to the 17th century. The images are shown with extended captions. Collected from many different countries, this is an opportunity to see fabulous works that are very rarely seen in public.

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Weight 802 g
Dimensions 216 × 280 mm
Author

Annette Collinge

Author Bio

Annette Collinge has had a lifelong interest in embroidery. She is a life member of The Embroiderers' Guild, has been a Branch Chairman, Regional Chairman and Trustee of the Guild, and she is currently the Collection Manager. She is a mixed media textile artist and is a member of the exhibiting group, Studio 21, a group of textile artists who bring together a creative and innovative mix of media and stitched textiles. Annette lives in Surrey, United Kingdom. http://www.studio21textileart.co.uk/

ISBN

9781782211310

Book Type

Hardback

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