BookSamplers were embroidered pictures made by girls, and occasionally boys, as part of their education. Scottish samplers are unique with regard to the amount of information that can be gathered from them. They often include the initials of extended family members as well as details of buildings, places and events,...
BookExtensively illustrated, this is the first accessible publication on the history of tapestry in over two decades. Woven with dazzling images from history, mythology and the natural world, and breath-taking in their craftsmanship, tapestries were among the most valuable and high-status works of art available in Europe from the medieval...
Tapestry technique, Tapestry, Weaving, Tapestry history, European tapestry, Eighteenth century tapestry, Welsh tapestry, British country houses, Medieval tapestry, English tapestry, and 19th century tapestry