[HNW] trying to contact Bess Haddon of York
milisent at webworldinc.com
Fri Apr 25 06:33:31 PDT 2003
I have the book "V&A Museum's Textiles Collection-Embroidery in Britain from
1200 to 1750" and its show a pic of the smock and a couple of pics from "A
Scholehouse for the Needle" I could try to scan them in and send them to you if
> Thank you. I shall have to try my local library... I can't get the V&A
> website to get to do anything!
> > >>>Good photos of this shirt appear in Sarah Don's "Traditional
> > Embroidered
> > Animals", and in King and Levey's Textiles in the V&A 1200-1750 (not the
> > correct title but those who know the book should understand what I mean).
> > *King, Donald; Levey, Santina M. (1993). The Victoria & Albert Museum's
> > textile collection : embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750. New York :
> > Canopy Books
> > -pic of most of the front
> > -plates from Shorleyker _A Schole House for the Needle_ - the images that
> > show up on the smock
> > *Levey, Santina M. (1983). Lace : a history. London: Victoria & Albert
> > Museum.
> > -closeup of the cuff
> > *Hart, Avril & North, Susan. (1998). Fashion in detail : from the 17th and
> > 18th centuries. New York : Rizzoli.
> > -line drawing of smock, including seams
> > -line drawing of cuff
> > -closeup detail picture of area around underarm gusset, including seam
> > finishing details
> > *Arnold, Janet. (1988). Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlocked . Leeds,
> > : Maney.
> > -detail pictures of various motifs
> > *There is a picture on the V&A website, and also one on Drea's site.
> > Drea
> > http://costume.dm.net/va/smocks.html
> > V&A
> > I've given up this morning. The V&A website doesn't want to load today.
> > It is in the British Galleries in the Objects On-line.
> > -Christina
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