CHINESE EMBROIDERY - JOSIANE BERTIN-GUEST

CHINESE EMBROIDERY - JOSIANE BERTIN-GUEST

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Traditional Chinese embroidery is the oldest embroidery known to the world. Exquisitely fine work is the hallmark of the best Chinese embroidery, with some threads as fine as a strand of hair. Here, for the first time, the secrets of this ancient craft are revealed with clear text, step-by-step line drawings, and stunning photography of finished antique and modern pieces. It covers: - Brief history of Chinese embroidery - Special equipment, such as frames and needles - Fabrics - from the various silks to the use of man-made fabrics - Threads and their preparation - splitting, twisting and plying - Flat stitches,

IN VERY GOOD PLUS CONDITION THOUGH INSCRIBED AND A SWEET LITTLE INSECT DRAWING. I THINK IT'S HER TAG AS IT'S IN ALL THE BOOKS I'VE RECEIVED