The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed. Including Some Notices of the Ancient Historical Tapestries
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed. Including Some Notices of the Ancient Historical Tapestries

By active 1840-1883 Sutherland Menzies
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Table of Contents
  • THE ART OF NEEDLE-WORK, FROM THE EARLIEST AGES;
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THE ART OF NEEDLEWORK.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II. EARLY NEEDLEWORK.
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • CHAPTER III. NEEDLEWORK OF THE TABERNACLE.
    • CHAPTER IV. NEEDLEWORK OF THE EGYPTIANS.
    • CHAPTER V. NEEDLEWORK OF THE GREEKS AND ROMANS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI. THE DARK AGES.—“SHEE-SCHOOLS.”
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII. NEEDLEWORK OF THE DARK AGES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY.—PART I.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX. THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY.—PART II.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X. NEEDLEWORK OF THE TIMES OF ROMANCE AND CHIVALRY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI. TAPESTRY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XII. ROMANCES WORKED IN TAPESTRY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIII. NEEDLEWORK IN COSTUME.—PART I.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIV. NEEDLEWORK IN COSTUME.—PART II.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XV. THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE NEEDLE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XVII. TAPESTRY FROM THE CARTOONS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE DAYS OF “GOOD QUEEN BESS.”
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIX. TAPESTRY OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, BETTER KNOWN AS TAPESTRY OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • CHAPTER XX. ON STITCHERY.
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • CHAPTER XXI. “LES ANCIENNES TAPISSERIES;” TAPESTRY OF ST. MARY’S HALL, COVENTRY; TAPESTRY OF HAMPTON COURT.
      • FOOTNOTE:
    • CHAPTER XXII. EMBROIDERY.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. NEEDLEWORK ON BOOKS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXIV. NEEDLEWORK OF ROYAL LADIES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XXV. ON MODERN NEEDLEWORK.
      • FOOTNOTES:
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