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Title Exquisite threads : English embroidery 1600s-1900s / National Gallery of Victoria.

Published Melbourne, Victoria : National Gallery of Victoria, 2015.
©2015

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  746.440941 Exq    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  746.440941 EXQU    DUE 25-11-19
Physical description x, 93 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.
Notes Published for the exhibition Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s-1900s, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, 2 April - 12 July 2015.
Contributors: Pam Breukhoven, Mary M. Brooks, Carol Cains, Paola Di Trocchio, Kate Douglas, Amanda Dunsmore, Roger Leong, Kate McLaren, Matthew Martin, Thi Nguyen, Katie Somerville, Naomi Tarrant, Lesley Uren, and Danielle Whitfield.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 89)
Contents Introduction -- Education -- Fashion -- Home.
Summary Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s-1900s showcases some of the finest examples of English domestic and professional embroidery to reveal the breadth and sophistication of this significant art form. More than fifty sumptuous embroidered textiles represent their various uses in the home, in fashion and as educational materials. This beautifully illustrated publication includes research by local and international specialists on selected works, as well as case studies highlighting analysis undertaken by leading textile conservators.
Notes Published for the exhibition Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s-1900s, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, 2 April - 12 July 2015.
Other author Breukhoven, Pam, contributor.
Brooks, Mary M., contributor.
Cains, Carol, contributor.
Di Trocchio, Paola, contributor.
Douglas, Kate, contributor.
Dunsmore, Amanda, contributor.
Leong, Roger, 1961- contributor.
McLaren, Kate, contributor.
Martin, Matthew.
Nguyễn Thi, contributor.
Somerville, Katie, contributor.
Tarrant, Naomi E. A., contributor.
Uren, Lester, contributor.
Whitfield, Danielle, contributor.
National Gallery of Victoria issuing body.
Subject National Gallery of Victoria -- Exhibitions.
Embroidery -- Great Britain -- History -- Exhibitions.
Textile crafts -- Great Britain -- History -- Exhibitions.
Decoration and ornament -- History -- Exhibitions.
Costume -- History -- Exhibitions.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780724104024 (paperback)