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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = AMS

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Embroidery created by "Mrs Prince", 1919

Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0067
Scope and Contents Embroidery done by a "Mrs Prince" in 1919. It artfully depicts a variety of elements and scenes in small panels: flowers and plants, animals (including a rooster, butterflies, fish, geese, and a dragon), a woman from side-on looking at a landscape, and a man from behind, holding what looks like a spear and looking over a high wall.There is very little metadata accompanying this piece, but given its style, this could be an example of embroidered samplers made by students at the...
Dates: 1919

Manuscript embroidery or needle-work pattern book, presented to Leonora Vigoleno

Identifier: Coll-1431
Scope and Contents The volume is hand-coloured. The drawings are sketched in ink outline with colour wash. The designs show borders, mostly floral but also including abstract and classical repeat patterns, together with some corner patterns and individual motifs. Quarto. Title page within floral border and with finely drawn crane motif, stitched into 18th century past-paper boards. Vaghi lavori delle donne presenta/ti alla virtuosa e nobile / Leonora Vigoleno / la qual opera dissegnata...
Dates: 1790-1800

Material relating to the Needlework Development Scheme

Identifier: Coll-2053
Content Description

This fonds consists of slides, bulletins, and printed ephemera produced by the Needlework Development Scheme to support and contribute to the advancement of embroidery in Scotland and in the UK between 1934 and 1961.

The donated material also included books published by the Needlework Development Scheme, and NDS-related publications that feature their work. These have now been transferred to Rare Books collections.

Dates: mid-20th century