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The Techniques of Indian Embroidery,
by Anne Morrell, Manchester 1995
|Anne Morell describes in 8
chapters the old and historic stitches which were used in
India. She gives a historic survey on the development of
these stitches, describes alterations and the embroidery
which is still done in India today.
It is more than a practical handbook and it is useful for embroiderers as well as for textile historians who want to identify indian embroidery.
Detail of embroidered muslin gold work. Sample collected by Dr. Forbes Watson in the mid-1860s, Madras. Harris Museum and Art Gallery Preston.
Embroidery with hook, Gujarat, Kutch, 19th c., Elizabeth Bayley Willis coll., Henry Art Gallery University of Washington
6 Metal work
7 Embroidery with a hook
8 Appliqué and patchwork
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