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Embroidery in Anglo-Saxon England

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'Embroidery in Anglo-Saxon England', an A5 book self-published by Elizabeth Norton in the 1990s. A catalogue record is available from the British Library, but the book is now out of print. ISBN - 0 9521581 1 6. ------------------ Author's own summary: Contains research notes, a short story for children about embroidery and accepted behaviour in those days, some hand-drawn illustrations. Covers, briefly, weaving, dyeing, tapestry, embroidery, class and embroidery, descriptions of Bayeaux, The Durham stole, Maseik Embroideries, various stitches used, materials and tools, dateline of known embroideries, a bibliography. A somewhat male chauvinist quote ends the work - Faemne aet hyre bordan gerised. (A woman's place is at her embroidery.) -------------- Please note that this is a zipped file: in order to read it, you will need to right-click after downloading and choose 'Extract all'.

History

Date

1990-2000

Temporal Coverage

1900-2000

Creator

Elizabeth Norton

Source

Elizabeth Norton

Intended Audience

1. Primary Education (first stage of basic education, c. age 5-11)

Language

English

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