NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN
NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN

NEEDLEWORK AS ART - by Lady M. Alford, 1886 - FASHION, ART, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN

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  NEEDLEWORK AS ART — By Lady M. Alford — First Edition, DECORATIVE BINDING, 1886 — FASHION and ART HISTORY, EMBROIDERY, DESIGN, CLOTHING, FURNITURE — Luxury Edition with Vellum Boards

 Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, London (1886)

Rare first edition, with luxury decorative binding and vellum boards, from 1886 of "Needlework As Art" by Lady M. Alford. 422 pages, with a multitude of beautiful illustrations / engravings. The book is very large and heavy, measuring at 13.25" x 10.25". It is 3" thick. Bound in vellum boards with decorative gilt and stamped color lettering and tooling. The volume is adorned with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and illustrated plates, some of which are tissue-guarded engraved plates. The chapters of the book are as follows: Style; Design; Patterns; Materials; Colour; Stitches; Hangings; Furniture; Dress; Ecclesiastical Embroidery; and English Embroidery. Moderate rubbing to the boards. The interior pages show mild to moderate age toning/foxing, with the engraved plates show bright.