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Stumpwork medieval flora

£19.99

Product description

This large format hardbound book is in very good condition. The interior pages are in excellent condition with the cover showing minor shelf wear to the front and back bottom right hand corners.

The embroideries in this beautifully illustrated work were inspired in particular by the decorative panels and borders in the illuminated Book of Hours created by Jean Bourdichon for Anne of Brittany, early in the sixteenth century. Jane has chosen eight flowers from myriad possibilities and interpreted them here in stumpwork embroidery. Five are worked as botanical specimens, their Latin names stitched below them. The other three, equally botanically correct, are presented as illuminated panels with richly coloured borders embellished with gold thread and beads. Each piece includes a 'surprise' in the form of an insect (or two), faithfully interpreted in fabric, wire, beads and thread. The requirements and instructions for each project are given in detail, along with a tracing patterns and explanatory diagrams.

Item details

Author(s):
Jane Nicholas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
28 x 21.5 x 2 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1863513965
ISBN-13:
9781863513968
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Sally Milner
Title:
Stumpwork medieval flora

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About this item

This large format hardbound book is in very good condition. The interior pages are in excellent condition with the cover showing minor shelf wear to the front and back bottom right hand corners.

The embroideries in this beautifully illustrated work were inspired in particular by the decorative panels and borders in the illuminated Book of Hours created by Jean Bourdichon for Anne of Brittany, early in the sixteenth century. Jane has chosen eight flowers from myriad possibilities and interpreted them here in stumpwork embroidery. Five are worked as botanical specimens, their Latin names stitched below them. The other three, equally botanically correct, are presented as illuminated panels with richly coloured borders embellished with gold thread and beads. Each piece includes a 'surprise' in the form of an insect (or two), faithfully interpreted in fabric, wire, beads and thread. The requirements and instructions for each project are given in detail, along with a tracing patterns and explanatory diagrams.

Author(s):
Jane Nicholas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
28 x 21.5 x 2 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1863513965
ISBN-13:
9781863513968
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Sally Milner
Title:
Stumpwork medieval flora

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