[HNW] Oxburgh snails
littlefallsteacher at frontiernet.net
Thu Jun 14 14:31:58 PDT 2007
There are about 6 pages of them in The Victoria & Albert Museum's
Textile Collection" Embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750, There are
several in Elizabethan Embroidery by Digby, and I think I remember a
couple in Schuette's Pictorial History of Embroidery.
SNSpies at aol.com wrote:
> You can see the snail in black-and-white on page 116 of "The
> Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots" by Margaret Swain (1986, ISBN
> 0-903585-22-7) There are trees-in-octagons on pages 108 (palm) and
> 109 (chestnut?).
> A pear-tree-in-octagon in black-and-white, with accompanying graph, on
> pages 75-78 of "A Treasury of Embroidery Designs" by Gill Speirs and
> Sigrid Quemby (1985, ISBN 0-7135-2056-1).
> A cherry-tree ( think)-in-octagon is shown in color on page 21 of "V
> & A Needlepoint Collection" by Karen Elder (1992, ISBN 1-85470-124-X).
> The oak leaves panel from Hardwick Hall is shown in color and graphed
> on pages 44-49 of "Classic Needlework" by Imogen Stewart (1992, ISBN
> Six of the bushes/flowers/grasses-in-octagons, in color, are on page
> 59 of "Elizabethan Treasures" by Santina Levey (1998, ISBN 0-8109-6353-1).
> I would love to learn of any other books with pictures or charts of
> the Oxburgh and Hardwick embroideries.
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