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The Myth & Magic of Embroidery


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The Myth & Magic of Embroidery - Stevens, Helen M
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From ancient times, embroidery and other textile arts have been associated with myths and legends, fables and fairy tales, high drama and folklore, from Ancient Greece to modern Europe. This book explores the use of embroidery in such rituals. The Myth and Magic of Embroidery contains embroidered pictures inspired by nature, including plant life, animals, landscapes and sacred places from many origins such as Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Old English. Each chapter contains an adaptation of a legend or fable with ...

The Myth & Magic of Embroidery 2005, David & Charles, Newton Abbot

ISBN-13: 9780715321461

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