Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Move your mouse over an image to pause it
Click the image to view.

Author Name    Ribaric, Jelka Radaus, Dr., Foreword. Description of Techniques by Blazena Szenczi. Translated by Janko Paravic.

Title   YUGOSLAVIA/CROATIAN FOLK EMBROIDERY DESIGNS AND TECHNIQUES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Publisher   New York Van Nostrand Reinhold 1976

ISBN Number    0442269056 / 9780442269050

Illustrator   Mitja Koman, photographs.

Seller ID   30243

22 pp + plate section containing 197 colour and b&w examples, square (9 3/8" H x 9 3/8" D). B&w photographs of stitches and b&w stitch diagrams. "This book describes the folk art embroidery as it flourished in the Yugoslavian republic of Croatia until the early twentieth century. Ordinary, otherwise unskilled women transmitted their extraordinary skills from generation to generation, using traditional materials, stitches, and motifs to ornament their clothing and national costumes. Their work integrated influences from historic periods and styles, but the rich heterogeneity of motifs, the vitality of the color schemes, and the perfection of techniques remained their own. The designs and techniques shown are being used today in Yugoslavia, even though the drive to use them in their pure form is no longer there. In spite of the sophisticated, pefectly realized appearance of the work, many of the patterns are simple and made with a number of relatively easily mastered techniques which are fully described in this book." Contents: Foreword; Information on the Stitches; Materials; Description of Techniques; Stitches on Counted Threads; Outline Stitches, Edgings, Borders, Fillings; Appliques; Captions; Diagrams; Plates. Very slight bow to book, very small light soiling mark at top corner of front board. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small tear (archivally taped) at bottom of front flap-fold, very light browning at top edge.

Price = 75.00 USD


Also available.
THE GREAT LAKES - ST. LAWRENCE DEEP WATERWAY.  WITH THREE ADDITIONAL ITEMS:  TEXT OF A PRESENTATION BY LINDSAY; AN ADDRESS BY HONOURABLE LIONEL CHEVRIER; INFORMATION ON THE BEAUHARNOIS CANAL AND POWER HOUSE., Lindsay, Guy A.  With additional material by Lionel Chevrier.
THE GREAT LAKES - ST. LAWRENCE DEEP WATERWAY. WITH THREE ADDITIONAL ITEMS: TEXT OF A PRESENTATION BY LINDSAY; AN ADDRESS BY HONOURABLE LIONEL CHEVRIER; INFORMATION ON THE BEAUHARNOIS CANAL AND POWER HOUSE.
Lindsay, Guy A. With additional material by Lionel Chevrier.
125.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

CLARENCE A. GAGNON, R.C.A., LL.D., Robson, Albert H.
CLARENCE A. GAGNON, R.C.A., LL.D.
Robson, Albert H.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE POST-OFFICE ANNUAL DIRECTORY FOR 1836-37: CONTAINING AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MERCHANTS, TRADERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND PRINCIPAL INHABITANTS: AND A SECOND LIST OF THE NAMES OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS, IN GLASGOW AND SUBURBS.
125.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

HANDSPUN TREASURES FROM RARE WOOLS.  COLLECTED WORKS FROM THE SAVE THE SHEEP PROJECT., Robson, Deborah, editor.  (Deborah Robson, D.P. Sponenberg, D.E. Bixby, Susan Strawn Bailey, Amy C. Clarke.)
HANDSPUN TREASURES FROM RARE WOOLS. COLLECTED WORKS FROM THE SAVE THE SHEEP PROJECT.
Robson, Deborah, editor. (Deborah Robson, D.P. Sponenberg, D.E. Bixby, Susan Strawn Bailey, Amy C. Clarke.)
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

HARDANGER EMBROIDERY., Ciotti, Donatella.
HARDANGER EMBROIDERY.
Ciotti, Donatella.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

LACE FOR DOLLS & DOLLS' HOUSES., Collier, Ann.
LACE FOR DOLLS & DOLLS' HOUSES.
Collier, Ann.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BOBBIN LACE: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES., Fuhrmann, Brigita.
BOBBIN LACE: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES.
Fuhrmann, Brigita.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BRUGES FLOWER LACE., Sutton, Edna.
BRUGES FLOWER LACE.
Sutton, Edna.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Nodic Knitting: Thirty-one Patterns in the Scandinavian Tradition.
Pagoldh, Susanne.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE LORE AND LURE OF HOOKED RUGS., McGown, Pearl K.
THE LORE AND LURE OF HOOKED RUGS.
McGown, Pearl K.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

QUILTS AND OTHER BED COVERINGS IN THE CANADIAN TRADITION.
McKendry, Ruth. Foreword by Dr. William E. Taylor, Jr. Photographs by Blake McKendry. Patterns by Lucy Anne Holliday.
27.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

PERIOD COSTUME FOR THE STAGE., Bicat, Tina.
PERIOD COSTUME FOR THE STAGE.
Bicat, Tina.
23.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie