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Blackwork

Last Updated 4/6/2003
See also Embroidery.

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References

  Altherr, Ilse. Reversible Blackwork.  
Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd Arnold, Janet. 2001. Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd. Quite Specific Media Group Ltd.
  Digby, George Winfield. 1963. Elizabethan Embroidery. New York: Thomas Yoseloff.  
  Drysdale, Rosemary. 1975. The Art of Blackwork Embroidery. Scribner.  
  Epstein, Kathleen A.  
  Geddes, Elisabeth and Moyra McNeill. 1976. Blackwork Embroidery. Dover Publications.  
cover Gostelow, Mary. 1998. Blackwork. Dover Publications.
cover King, Donald, and Santina Levey. 1993. The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection: Embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1759. Abbeville Press, Inc.
cover Levey, Santina M. 1998. Elizabethan Treasures: The Hardwick Hall Textiles. Harry N Abrams.  
cover Mayer-Thurman, Christa C. 1992. Textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago.

Note: Mostly just for a great close-up of a cushion; this is similar to a sleeve panel depicted in Digby; you can see charted patterns from this cushion in Bath, Virginia Churchill. 1972. Embroidery Masterworks: Classic Patterns and Techniques for Contemporary Application from the Textile Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company.

 
  Nevinson, John L. 1938. Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. London.  
  Pascoe, Margaret. 1990. Blackwork Embroidery : Design and Technique.  
  Salazar, Kim Brody. 1995. The New Carolingian Modelbook : Counted Embroidery Patterns from Before 1600. Outlaw Press.
  Schuette, Marie and Muller-Christiansen, Sigrid. 1964. A Pictorial History of Embroidery. New York: Frederick A. Praeger.  
  Thomas, Thelma K. 1990. Textiles from Medieval Egypt, A.D. 300-1300 (Carnegie Series on Egypt). University of Pennsylvania Press.
  West, Deanna Hall. Basic Guide to Band Samplers. American School of Needlework (#3683)  
  Anchor Manual of Needlework. 1990. Interweave Press.  
  Cross Stitch and Country Crafts.  

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