Barbour’s Needlework Series: Lace Making, Embroidery and Needlework with Irish Flax Threads -- Instructional Book
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Approx. Size(inches): 5.5 x 7.5
Approx. Age: 1894
Condition: Good, minor damage to cover. See photos.
Company: The Barbour Brothers Company
Wonderful 107 Page Barbour's Needlework book dated 1894. Sold as a guide to working with Irish flax threads, some of the projects covered include:
- Various Lace Making
- Making Mitts
- Making a Tennis Belt
- Making Drapery Chains and Shade-pull
- Making a Parasol Cover
- Making Lunch Napkins
- Making a Darned Net Apron
- Prize Article on Spider Lace
The pages of this book are in wonderful, clean and legible condition with only minor breaks and folds in some of the early page corners. The cover is in fair condition from over a hundred years of time. There is a small bit of document repair tape on the cover's left side and general weathering around the edges. Please see the pictures for a better look and an idea of the contents.