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Alphabets from Early Samplers

£99.00

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This book features 64 different charted alphabets taken from antique samplers dating from the late 16th to the mid 19th century. It is an invaluable reference for designers as well as casual needleworkers looking for distinctive, and historically correct period lettering styles. The text includes historically appropriate color recommendations, with DMC cotton and au ver a soie Soie d'Alger silk numbers provided, as well as background on the evolution of lettering styles. Alphabetical and numerical sequences from the earliest band samplers, to elaborate Scottish illuminated lettering, to the austere Roman style Quaker letters, are featured. In VGC

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Author(s):
Marsha Van Valin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
222.4 x28 cm
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0964476401
Publisher:
The Scarlet Letter
Title:
Alphabets From Early Samplers

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About this item

This book features 64 different charted alphabets taken from antique samplers dating from the late 16th to the mid 19th century. It is an invaluable reference for designers as well as casual needleworkers looking for distinctive, and historically correct period lettering styles. The text includes historically appropriate color recommendations, with DMC cotton and au ver a soie Soie d'Alger silk numbers provided, as well as background on the evolution of lettering styles. Alphabetical and numerical sequences from the earliest band samplers, to elaborate Scottish illuminated lettering, to the austere Roman style Quaker letters, are featured. In VGC

Author(s):
Marsha Van Valin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
222.4 x28 cm
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0964476401
Publisher:
The Scarlet Letter
Title:
Alphabets From Early Samplers

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