Margaret Abegg

Apropos Patterns for Embroidery, Lace and Woven Textiles

The book provides a vivid overview of the variety of pattern samples for embroidery, lace and fabrics, above all the early printed pattern books are discussed in detail. Numerous illustrations and comparisons of models, executed textiles and their counterparts in engravings and paintings, especially portraits, make this publication essential to lovers of textile and book art as well as for collectors of engraved ornament prints.

210 p., 242 illus, cloth-bound, 26 x 33 cm, 2nd ed. 1998 (1978), ISBN 3-905014-13-0

CHF 98.00