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PLAIN & FANCY - AMERICAN WOMEN AND THEIR NEEDLEWORK, 1700-1850

By Swan, Susan Burrows

Austin, TX: Curious Works Press, 1995. PB. very good++, wraps (softcover) signed by the author. B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0963333135 Comprehensive survey of American needlework forms from the late 17th century into the Victorian era, and a social history of women who did this needlework, their primary and most acceptable creative outlet. Illustrated from the special needlework collection from the Winterthur Museum. Originally published in 1977. 248pp.

$5.00

PRINTED FRENCH FABRICS: TOILES DE JOUY

By Bredif, Josette

New York: Rizzoli, 1989. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name. 196 ill, 98 in color. ISBN 0847811352 From 1760 to 1843, the Oberkampf factory at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris, produced some of the very finest printed fabrics in the West. A century and a half later, the term 'toile de Jouy' (Jouy cloth) evokes its best-known fabrics. 184pp.

$60.00

THE PRACTICAL BOOK OF TAPESTRIES

By Hunter, George Leland

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1925. HC. good+, pictorial tan cloth, teg (hardcover). 220 B&W and 8 color ill. 302pp.

$15.00

HISTORY OF LACE - Fourth Edition

By Palliser, Mrs. Bury

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co, 1911. HC. good+, cream cloth, aeg (hardcover) nice tight copy. 266 B&W illustrations. Fourth edition entirely revised, re-written, and enlarged under the editorship of M. Jourdain and Alice Dryden. 536pp.

$45.00