Bobbin & Needle Laces - Identification & Care
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.
Published by Batsford, 1983
191 pages - English text - Hardback