Embroidery Designs for Fashion and Furnishings
- Publication Date: November 25, 2014
- Imprint: V & A Publishing
- Trim Size: 9 7⁄8 x 11 3⁄4
- ISBN: 978-1-85177-814-0
- Page Count: 128
- Rights: North America
This beautiful book illustrates the highlights of the fine collection of designs for embroidery at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Focusing on designs for fashion, accessories, and furnishings, it includes gowns, jackets, bags, collars, children’s clothing, saddle pouches, and designs for home furnishing as well as poignant embroidery on love and intimacy. Featuring exquisite designs from the Italian Renaissance to the embroidery patterns of Morris & Co. and 20th-century Russian creations, this book provides a wealth of practical information and inspiration for designers and embroiderers.
About the author
Moira Thunder is a freelance curator, writer, and speaker and was previously curator in the Word and Image Department at the V&A.