[TEXTILES] The Complete Guide To Crochet & Fancy Knitting. Mrs. Ann S. Stephens Stephens.
[TEXTILES] The Complete Guide To Crochet & Fancy Knitting

[TEXTILES] The Complete Guide To Crochet & Fancy Knitting

New York: Garrett & Co., 1854. Hardcover. 117 pages. 12.5 x 19 cm. Containing a complete Dictionary of technical terms and characters used in descriptions of Crochet and Fancy Knitting Patterns. 5 fold-out illustrated plates (missing #2). Introductory chapter explores the history of needlework and the impact this craft has had on women. From the author: "In this work the terms are so clearly explained, that any person who can read, can in a few hours learn to execute the most complicated and difficult patterns in Crochet and Knitting. This work also contains the clearest elementary information and the fullest instructions for every species of Needlework, with new and beautiful edgings and insertions, in addition to the choicest specimens of Ladies' work." Foxing throughout, small tears to fold-out plates. Boards rubbed at edges. Blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped title. Good. Item #2319

Price: $100.00