DMC Library, Mulhouse, France
de Dillmont, Therese
Small but comprehensive guide to all types of Needlework, from the beginning of the 20th century. As well as embroidery, it touches upon Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Netting and Lace-making. Contains patterns that can still be used. Clearly and attractively illustrated with numerous b/w images plus a few coloured plates. Undated, but c. 1909 according to inscription.
Hardback, green cloth decoratively printed in black on front and spine. Well illustrated with numerous b/w images plus coloured plates. Gold edged pages at head.
Condition: Very Good. Seems to have been kept in a thick card box, which although itself not in good condition, has served to protect the covers. Handwritten gift inscription on Half-title and short address noted overleaf. Ink from these has imprinted onto Title Page. Text pages clean and unmarked. Advertising section at end.