HNW - The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Denise Smith costumemag at costumemag.com
Thu Jul 8 07:26:08 PDT 1999


Hello List,

The photographs of the Oxburgh hangings are nicely done in the book The Needlework of Mary Queen of
Scots by Margaret Swain.

I have not had the privelege of seeing the hangings in person, but by looking at the photos in the
book through a magnifying glass, they are slips done in cross stitch, applied to a velvet
background.

The book is available in the UK from its publisher Ruth Bean, and in the States or elsewhere from
me.

Mary Denise Smith
Costume & Dressmaker Press
Publications for Serious Costumers



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