Miss Lambert's complete guide to needle-work and embroidery. Containing clear and practical instructions ... with one hundred and thirteen illustrations and diagrams

Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, [1857]. 8vo, pp. xv, [1], 327, [9] (ads); text illustrations throughout; original brown cloth, gilt title on spine, water staining to lower portion, including lower cover, otherwise very good and sound. A broad survey of the textile arts, including information on international sourcing of material and general instructions for the production of needlework, tapestry-work, Turkish work, Persian work, Chenille braid etc., Berlin patterns, embroidery, stitches of all kinds, lace imitations, mosaic canvas, canvas work, crochet, knitting, netting, bead work, Russian crochet, edgings and lace, fringes, scarfs, shawls, collars, slippers, china purses, braiding and applique, implements, varieties of silk, etc. Included within the same pagination are Supplement to the hand-book by Mrs. Gaugain and Mrs. Gore, (possibly lacking a folding table called for in the preface) and The royal Shetland shawl, lace collar, Brighton slipper and china purse receipt book, by Mrs. J. B. Gore. Item #54536

Price: $75.00

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