Embroideries and Patterns of Nineteenth Century Vienna from the Nowotny Collection illustrated edition [Hardback]

Embroideries and Patterns from 19th Century Vienna is the first book devoted entirely to the petit-point of nineteenth century Vienna. Raffaella Serena surveys samplers motifs and decorative patterns such as garlands, flowers, animals and landscapes. The most significant patterns of the Nowotny collections are integrated with other examples drawn from different sources in order to a give a more rounded and complete historical and stylistic account of the period under consideration.
Introduction 7(4)
Chapter 1 The Nowotny Collection
11(10)
Chapter 2 Famous Names
21(6)
Chapter 3 Marie-Louise, Duchess of Parma
27(10)
Chapter 4 A Difficult Choice
37(8)
Chapter 5 The Biedermeier Period
45(20)
Chapter 6 Berlin Work
65(14)
Chapter 7 An Undervalued Art
79(11)
Bouquets and corners
90(74)
Garlands and butterflies
112(14)
Floral borders
126(14)
Details
140(8)
Upholstery
148(4)
Small Objects
152(6)
Embroidery and music
158(6)
How to use the Patterns 164(2)
Patterns 166(41)
Bibliography 207