Anne Orrs Charted Designs and Favorite Charted Designs, 2 Books
Dover Publications Inc, New York, NY, 1978-1983, 1st Ed. Paperback. Anne Orrs Charted Designs and Favorite Charted Designs, 2 Books by Anne Orr. Published by Dover Publications Inc, New York, NY, 1978-1983. 1st Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: VG. 71 Pgs. Book 1: A collection of 203 designs, published in cooperation with the Center for the History of American Needlework, reproduces the author's best charted designs exactly as they appeared in her original books. Included are alphabets in every style from chinoiserie to Gothic, birds (especially her now famous peacocks), flowers, quaint scenes of children, animals, and period children in silhouettes. A special 8 page color section with 87 designs, and the full-color designs appearing on the inside covers, all display her remarkable eye for color. These charts may be used for any needlework technique worked over counted threads or in blocks, as in cross-stitch, needlepoint, filet and mosaic crochet, petit point, quilts made from tiny squares, or even weaving designs for advanced artisans. Book 2: Introduction by Rachel Maines. Hundreds of charts, 8 color plates showing 119 motifs in full color. A stunning sampling of designs created by Mrs. Orr between 1914 and 1945. Includes corner designs for handkerchiefs, scarves and napkins; designs for towel ends and borders of all kinds and sizes; an Italian runner for living or dining room; nursery accessories; afternoon tea set; dresser set; church medallions and ecclesiastical edgings. Published through the Cooperation of The Center for the History of American Needlework. Description text copyright 2013 BooksForComfort. Item ID 28796.. VG. 4to..
Book number: 28796
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