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Antique Embroidery Book Cross Stitch - Turkish Embroideries - early edition 1920s - vintage sewing book 20s

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Vintage / antique cross stitch emroidery book (published in France)

D. M. C. Library
TURKISH EMBROIDERIES
Th. de Dillmont, Editor
Mulhouse (France)
Text in English

Dimensions: approx. 11.5" x 7.75" (approx. 29cm x 19.5cm)

Large format softback book (with a vibrant red cover) - comprises 24 colour plates, plus several pages of pattern drawings/tracings and a 20-page 'Introduction' (with instructions for each design)

Undated but obviously an early edition, possibly a First Edition. Probably dates from c.1920
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This book is absolutely stunning. I can hardly bear to part with it! It is brimming with colourful embroidery designs - all of them traditional Turkish patterns. A variety of embroidery stitches are featured - including cross stitch and flat stitch

In good condition. Binding is tight though it is working loose from the contents at the top. Scuffing and creasing to cover. Small tears to back cover. Ink inscription to front cover. General age discolouration/tanning . No major flaws. Internal pages are clean with no stains, tears or annotations. They do not appear to have been handled a great deal

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Antique Embroidery Book Cross Stitch - Turkish Embroideries - early edition 1920s - vintage sewing book 20s

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: paper
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