Dictionary of Lace

Pat Earnshaw

Description

This immensely useful volume is valuable for lace-makers and a handy reference for cultural historians and needlecraft and fashion writers.

The book contains over 400 lace-related terms such as Florentine knots, lappets, a pillow horse, winkie pin, spangles, reticella, honiton, guipure and Tuscan filet and discusses the origin, nomenclature, date and sequences of development of the more controversial forms. The terms are enhanced with over 250 illustrations depicting various lace patterns, including a magnificent lace collar worn by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Queen Victoria's wedding veil, the bridal tulle worn by Diana, Princess of Wales and much more.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    240
  • Size
    230 x 150mm
  • Publisher
    Dover
  • ISBN
    9780486404820
Status
In stock for immediate dispatch
Stock Code
13007407
Our Price
$27.99