Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries Second Edition
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Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries Second Edition

By Marcus Bourne Huish
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  • SAMPLERS AND TAPESTRY EMBROIDERIES
    • Preface to the Second Edition
    • Contents
    • List of Colour Plates
    • Illustrations in Text
    • PART I Samplers
      • The Need of Samplers
      • The Age of a Sampler
      • Lettering on Samplers
      • Alphabets and Numerals
      • Signatures
      • Inscriptions
      • Verses commemorating Religious Festivals
      • Verses taking the Form of Prayers, Dedications, Etc.
      • Verses Referring to Life and Death
      • Duties to Parents and Preceptors
      • Samplers Expatiating upon Virtue or Vice, Wealth or Poverty, Happiness or Misery
      • Inscriptions having an Interest owing to their Quaintness
      • The Design, Ornament and Colouring of Samplers
      • Sampler Design: the Human Figure
      • Sampler Design: Animals
      • Sampler Design: Flowers
      • Sampler Design: Crowns, Coronets, Etc.
      • Sampler Design: Hearts
      • The Borders to Samplers
      • The Age and Sex of Sampler Workers
      • The Size of Samplers
      • The Place of Origin of Samplers
      • Samplers as Records of National Events
      • Map Samplers
      • American Samplers
      • Foreign Samplers
      • Indian Samplers
      • Sampler Literature
      • The Last of the Samplers
    • The Need of Samplers
    • The Age of a Sampler
    • Lettering on Samplers
    • Alphabets and Numerals
    • Signatures
    • Inscriptions
    • Verses commemorating Religious Festivals
    • Verses taking the Form of Prayers, Dedications, Etc.
    • Verses Referring to Life and Death
    • Duties to Parents and Preceptors
    • Samplers Expatiating upon Virtue or Vice, Wealth or Poverty, Happiness or Misery
    • Inscriptions having an Interest owing to their Quaintness
    • The Design, Ornament and Colouring of Samplers
    • Sampler Design: the Human Figure
    • Sampler Design: Animals
    • Sampler Design: Flowers
    • Sampler Design: Crowns, Coronets, Etc.
    • Sampler Design: Hearts
    • The Borders to Samplers
    • The Age and Sex of Sampler Workers
    • The Size of Samplers
    • The Place of Origin of Samplers
    • Samplers as Records of National Events
    • Map Samplers
    • American Samplers
    • Foreign Samplers
    • Indian Samplers
    • Sampler Literature
    • The Last of the Samplers
    • PART II Embroideries in the Manner of Tapestry Pictures
      • The Subjects of Tapestry Embroideries
      • Tapestry Embroideries as Mirrors of Fashion
    • The Subjects of Tapestry Embroideries
    • Tapestry Embroideries as Mirrors of Fashion
    • PART III I.—Stitchery of Pictures in Imitation of Tapestry and the Like
      • Background-Stitches
      • Figures in Raised Needlework
      • Knot-Stitches
      • Plush-Stitch
      • Embroidery in Purl and Metallic Threads
      • Lace-Stitches
      • Bead Embroidery
      • Groundwork Tracings
      • Implements Used
    • Background-Stitches
    • Figures in Raised Needlework
    • Knot-Stitches
    • Plush-Stitch
    • Embroidery in Purl and Metallic Threads
    • Lace-Stitches
    • Bead Embroidery
    • Groundwork Tracings
    • Implements Used
    • II.—The Stitchery of Samplers, with a Note on their Materials
      • Cut and Drawn-Work
      • Back-Stitch
      • Alphabet-Stitches
      • Darning-Stitches
      • Tent and Cross Stitches
      • Various Stitches
      • Materials
    • Cut and Drawn-Work
    • Back-Stitch
    • Alphabet-Stitches
    • Darning-Stitches
    • Tent and Cross Stitches
    • Various Stitches
    • Materials
    • Index
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