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Embroidered Georgian Pictures - Swain, Margaret
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Meticulously embroidered pictures that could be framed and displayed formed a part of a girl's education throughout the Georgian period in Britain (1714-1830). This book explores the subjects and techniques associated with them and also looks briefly at the work produced in American schools. As well as schoolgirls, prominent women such as Miss Morritt, Mrs Knowles and Miss Linwood produced large embroidered pictures to simulate paintings, which although greatly admired at the time are now almost totally neglected. Pictorial ...

Embroidered Georgian Pictures 1994, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747802563

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