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Handmade Lace And Patterns - Annette Feldman

Harper & Row, 1975, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Gently bruised at head of spine with commensurate ruffling to the DJ. pp154 has a diagonal crease and a small mark to it otherwise a very well presented copy.

Illustrated with B&W photographs and diagrams. From the cover: “In Part I, ‘The Story of Lace’, the author traces the primitive householder’s experiments with the knotting and netting of several strands of coarse natural fibre to the final accomplishment, centuries later, of exquisitely fine needle’ point and bobbin laces. Part II, the longer section, tells how to make today’s beautiful laces. The chapters include: ‘Edgings’, ‘Insertions’ and ‘Motifs’; ‘Home Décor’, ‘centrepieces’, ‘tablecloths’, ‘bedspreads’, etc.; ‘Fashion’ with numerous suggestions for women’s garments in many different sizes; ‘Crochet Directions’; ‘Hairpin Lace Directions’; ‘Knitting Directions’; and ‘Tatting Directions’.
Size: 10½" x 8¼"
Number of Pages: 208
ISBN: 006011231X

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