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Art in Needlework, 1900

Cover of Lewis Foreman Day's 'Art in Needlework. A Book about Embroidery', 1900. Cover of Lewis Foreman Day's 'Art in Needlework. A Book about Embroidery', 1900.

Art in Needlework, A Book about Embroidery was published in 1900 by the British decorative artist, Lewis Foreman Day (1845-1910), in collaboration with Mary Buckle (apparently because the author was afraid he would not be taken seriously as a man writing about a 'female' subject). Day was an important figure in the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Source: EDWARDS, Joan (1976). 'A survey of English literature of embroidery, 1840-1940', The Bulletin of the Needle and Bobbin Club, Vol. 76, pp. 3-20. Dowload here.

The book can be downloaded here (retrieved 20 November 2016).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 20 November 2016).

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