Bobbin & Needle Laces - Identification & Care

Bobbin & Needle Laces - Identification & Care


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by Pat Earnshaw

The author provides a very comprehensive and practical approach to lace identification, dealing in detail with the technical variations. There is a strong emphasis on the visible and tactile features of lace products. An important chapter sets out how to differentiate between bobbin laces and the machine-made laces they often resemble.

A section setting out lace features/techniques as keys to identifying a lace type is particularly useful tool.

A final section provides very useful advice on cleaning and storing lace.

The book is profusely illustrated with photographs throughout. All together, a very well researched and presented work.

In very good condition with added protective cover with minor abrasions. . Price clipped with added original price sticker. Previous owner's sticker inside front cover.

ISBN 0-7134-4139-9
Published by Batsford, 1983
191 pages - English text - Hardback