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Medieval Embroidery for the Modern Era


Bassee, Nicolas.
German Renaissance Patterns for Embroidery: A Facsimile Copy of Nicolas Bassee's New Modelbuch of 1568. Austin: Curious Works Press, 1994.
Bath, Virginia C.
Embroidery Masterworks: Classic Patterns and Techniques for Contemporary Application. Chicago: Henry Regnrey, 1972.
Bridgeman, Harriet; and Drury, Elizabeth, ed.
Needlework, an Illustrated History. London 1978.
Cavallo, Adolph S.
Needlework. The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques, Brenda Gilchrest, Ed. New York: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1979.
Cooper, J.C.
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols. London: Thames and Hudson, 1978.
Crowfoot, Elisabeth; Pritchard, Frances; and Staniland, Kay.
Medieval Finds From Excavations in London Vol.4:Textiles and Clothing c.1150-c.1450. London: HMSO, 1992.
Egan, Geoff; and Pritchard, Frances.
Medieval Finds From Excavations in London Vol. 3: Dress Accessories c.1150 - c.1450. London: HMSO, 1991.
Gostelow, Mary.
A World of Embroidery. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.
Gostelow, Mary.
Embroidery of All Russia. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977.
Harris, Jennifer.
Textiles, 5000 years: an international history and illustrated survey. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1993.
Jones, Mary E.
A History of Western Embroidery. New York: Watson - Guptill, 1969.
Liungman, Carl G.
Dictionary of Symbols. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1991.
Lubell, Cecil.
Textile Collections of the World; Volume 1. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976.
Mitchell, Timothy J.
A Fourteenth Century Embroidered Bag. Tournaments Illuminated, Number 107, Summer 1993, pp. 34-36.
Parry, Linda.
A Practical Guide to Canvaswork From the Victoria and Albert Museum. New Jersey: Main Street Press, 1987.
Schuette, Marie.
Gestickte Bildteppiche und Decken des Mittalters. 2 Vols. 1927.
Schuette, Marie; and Muller-Christensen, Sigrid.
The Art of Embroidery. Trans. by Donald King. London: Thames and Hudson, 1964.
Speirs, Gill; and Quemby, Sigrid.
A Treasury of Embroidery Designs. London: Bell and Hyman, 1985.
Staniland, Kay.
Medieval Craftsmen: Embroiderers. London: British Museum Press, 1991.
Warner, Pamela.
Embroidery: A History. London: B.T. Batsworth Ltd., 1991.
Young, Bonnie.
"Needlework by Nuns: A Medieval Religious Embroidery." The Metropolitian Museum of Art Bulletin, February, 1970, pp 263 - 277.