Embroidered Treasures, Flowers - Dr Annette Collinge

Code 9781782211310
Embroidered Treasures, Flowers - Dr Annette Collinge
Code 9781782211310
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  • Description

    This book showcases the best of the collection’s floral-inspired embroideries, dating from the 17th century to the present day. From abstract to naturalistic, the variety of flowers shown is extraordinary, and all exhibit a level of skill and imagination that is second to none. The breathtaking beauty and intricately worked detail of these exquisite pieces will be inspirational to embroiderers and flower enthusiasts of all ages and levels of expertise for many years to come.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Embroidery in Monochrome: Blackwork and Whitework
    16th century blackwork motifs
    20th century blackwork with metal thread
    cushion cover in brown thread
    Chikan embroidery from India
    Whitework sachet
    Machine-made monogram panel
    Mountmellick embroidery from Ireland
    Embroidery on evenweave backgrounds
    17th century bead work panels
    Beaded evening bag, knitted
    Two small beaded bags, miser’s purse
    Berlin Work tea cosy
    Pattern darning on net, daffodils
    Two small petit point bags
    17th century canvas work fragment
    The fichu
    Pattern darning, cornucopia 
    Samplers and Samples
    Sampler with boxers
    Lettering sampler
    RSN motif sampler
    Book of samples
    Nancy Kimmins roses sampler, RSN
    Mary Clarke crewel work tree of life 
    Needle Laces
    17th century coif panel
    The pea pod panel
    17th century white work sampler
    Oyas from Greece
    White work needle lace cuff
    Set of little mats, reticella centres 
    Applied Materials
    Ribbon work, Queen Mary’s foot cover
    Fine ribbon work bag
    Felt work tea cosy
    Sunflower from the 1960’s
    Felt work cornflower
    Purple flower from the 1960’s
    Neale panel
    Shisha mirrors from India
    Violet Geary panel
    18th century slips 
    Embroidery with unusual materials
    Embroidery with Fish Scales
    Embroidery with Straw
    Embroidery on Tree Bark with Moose Hair
    Embroidery on Leather
    The 3 dimensional Bowl of Flowers
    Embroidery with Vegetable Bags
    Embroidery with Aerophane
    Copper Rose by Joan Hardingham
    The Use of Metal Thread
    Or Nue panel
    Idol’s dress, Spain
    2 x sleeve bands, China
    Costume fragments from India
    Flower from Portugal
    Pink cover from India
    Queen Mary’s Dress Panel 
    Stitches and More Stitches
    Chenille Thread Embroidery
    Kay Dennis Clematis, 3 dimensional embroidery
    Shadow work mats
    French Knots Panel
    Perkin Knots from China
    Berlin Work, Plush Stitch
    Rococco Stitch 
    Silk and Wool
    Silk Embroidery from Japan
    Blue silk Embroidery from China
    Winsome Douglass Hanging
    Wool Pocket from Norway
    Beryl Dean Delphiniums
    Silk Apron from China
    Chinai Work, Chinese Immigrant work from India
    17th century cushion cover, green silk 
    Made by Machine
    Sunflowers by Joy Clucas
    Tea Cosy by Dorothy Benson
    White Tulips by Audrey Walker
    Dog Roses by Richard Box
    Handkerchief from Switzerland
    Tambour Embroidery from India 
    Regular Designs
    19th Century red flowers, Turkey
    Rachel Evans mats
    Joan Drew handkerchief sachet
    12 x motifs panel, Greece
    Stole from India
    Yellow thread cloth from India
    Eveline Quainton’s cushion cover
    M. Harris table cloth 
    Irregular Designs
    18th century pocket
    Buttercups panel Framed
    Elsie Grimes Tea Cosy
    Floral Panel from a Transfer Design
    Floral bag, black drawstring
    Cheltenham Ladies College School work panel
    Flowers from Greece

    Hardback - 128 pages

    200 Illustrations