"How To Shade Embroidered Flowers and Leaves"
Illustrated with Colored Plates and Engraved Patterns
by Ellen Galusha Smith
Printed in Chicago, Ill, dated 1889.
127 pages including index. plus an additional 5 - 7 page "supplement" included in the back; the last two of those supplement pages are loose, but present.
There are 8 colored plates, and many pages of black and white line drawing illustrations (I count 36).
She has 28 designs listed:
Daisies for Border
Geraniums for Border
Golden-Rod for Screen
Thistles for Screen
Woodbine for Screen
Apple Blossoms for Screen
Tulips for Cushion
Morning-Glories for Pillow
Clover for Pillow
Sweet Peas for Scarf
Oak Leaves for Border and
Design for Chair Back
Tan pictorial boards with chromo-lithograph autumn leaves. Cloth spine.
This is a beautiful collectible, chock full of emboidery and hand stitching projects. Rich, deep colored illustrations.
Out of print. Difficult to source. Considered rare.
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