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7 edition of The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots found in the catalog.

The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots

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Published by Costume & Fashion Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subjects & Themes - Fashion,
  • Needlework - General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Photography,
  • Fashion,
  • Needlework - Embroidery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8255577M
    ISBN 100896762483
    ISBN 109780896762480
    OCLC/WorldCa56918521


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The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots by Margaret Swain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Emblems for a Queen: The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots The Embroideries at Hardwick Hall: A Catalogue Elizabethan Treasures. The Hardwick Hall Textiles. I own the original publication of this book and will purchase this one upon release just to have a "working" copy to /5(14).

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Fascinating discussion of Mary Queen of Scots and how needlework was part of her history and life. The book also shows how professional embroiders worked, how canvases were drawn. Mary's own work was The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots book contrasted with how she's usually portrayed/5.

The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots by Margaret Swain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Emblems for a Queen" spends too much time spinning exoneration for Mary's conniving and too little time laying out the facts of the embroideries themselves.

The book you really want to read Margaret Swain's Needlework of Mary, Queen of Scots It covers the same material but is more readable and surprisingly feels more relevant though written over 35 years ago/5(4).

Emblems for a Queen book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A fascinating exploration of the emblems which persuaded Scotland's mo /5(3). Anyone who is interested in embroidery and/or Mary, Queen of Scots will love this very well written book.

There is a lot of text that gives a biography of Queen Mary along with color as well as black and white plates of preserved needlework from centuries ago. A good percentage of Mary's work /5(16). The following section is reproduced from the book by Margaret Swain "The Needlework of Mary, Queen of Scots".

See "Book Review" for more details. "A Byrd of America" This bird, probably a Toucan can be found in the top left half of the Marian Hanging.

Mary would have been inspired by books and accounts of explorer to Brazil and North America. Inscription, under a blacklight, attributed to King James II (–), grandson of the Scottish Queen Mary: “This Book belonged to Queen Mary of Scotland And shee used it at her death upon the Scaffold.” Huntington Manuscriptii verso.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. A significant work in the history of costume and textiles and sheds a new light on those little known aspects of Mary Queen of Scot's life.

The first comprehensive study of the Queen of Scots as a needlewoman and how such an energetic and impetuous woman could have found pleasure in the meticulous craft of : Crowood Press, The. Books shelved as mary-queen-of-scots: The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory, Mary Queen of Scotland and The Isles by Margaret George, Mary Queen of Scots b.

Get this from a library. The needlework of Mary, Queen of Scots. [Margaret H Swain] -- This is the first comprehensive study of Mary Queen of Scots as a needlewoman, describing all the works associated with her.

Every piece marked by her cipher or monogram is illustrated in full. Although a large body of needlework has always been attributed to Mary Queen of Scots, little attempt was made to authenticate these pieces or to explain how so energetic and impetuous a woman could have found pleasure in the meticulous craft of embroidery/5(16).

Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. NEEDLEWORK OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS By Margaret Swain *Excellent Condition*.

Although a large body of needlework has always been attributed to Mary Queen of Scots, little attempt was made to authenticate these pieces or to explain how so energetic and impetuous a woman could This title presents the study of the Queen as a needlewoman.

The Oxburgh Hangings are needlework hangings that are held in Oxburgh Hall, made by Mary, Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick.

The hangings were made between the years and approximately An accomplished needlewoman, Bess of Hardwick joined Mary at Chatsworth House for extended periods in, andduring which time they worked together on the hangings.

Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December – 8 February ), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, reigned over Scotland from 14 December to 24 July Mary, the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland, was six days old when her father died and she acceded to the spent most of her childhood in France while Scotland was ruled by regents, and in Father: James V of Scotland.

The prison embroideries of Mary, Queen of Scots Share The V&A holds a number of the needlework panels produced by the household of Mary, Queen of Scots, during her long imprisonment by her cousin, Elizabeth I, including pieces attributed to Mary herself.

Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart by John Guy. John Guy has written a couple books about Mary Queen of Scots. I thought this biography was the best one of those to include in this list, mostly because this book doesn’t dwell on her as a Queen Gone Wild.

Needlework of Mary, Queen of Scots. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots; Mary, Queen of Scots; Mary, Queen of Scots: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret H Swain.

Compre Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots (English Edition) de Swain, Margaret na Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos, lançamentos e livros digitais exclusivos/5(16). Needlework of Mary, Queen of Scots: Margaret Swain: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store /5(8). Emblems for a Queen: The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots. iconology and poetics.

His publications include "Speaking Pictures: English Emblem Books and Renaissance Culture "() and ""Decorative Painting in """Scotland "(). Bibliographic information. Title: Emblems for a Queen: The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots: Author: Michael. of over 1, results for Books: "mary queen of scots books" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

Free UK Delivery by Amazon. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival.

by Kate Williams | 13 Nov Mary Queen of Scots was born on 8 December at Linlithgow Palace. She became queen at just six days old after the death of her husband James V, spent her childhood in France and married three husbands (read about Mary’s husbands here), before being forced to abdicate in favour of her son James fled to England and was imprisoned for 19 years on the orders of Elizabeth I, before.

Anyone who is interested in embroidery and/or Mary, Queen of Scots will love this very well written book. There is a lot of text that gives a biography of Queen Mary along with color as well as black and white plates of preserved needlework from centuries ago.

A good percentage of Mary's work survives/5. Mary Queen of Scots is the most romantic and enigmatic queen in history. When she came to Scotland from a life of cloistered luxury at the French Court she was pitched into the center of a political storm.

She found Scotland barbaric, hostile - and fascinating.4/5. The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots by Margaret Swain ISBN ISBN Ruth Bean Publishers Soft Cover Pages: Language(s): English Very Good - Light cover and edge wear; upper spine lightly bumped; lower spine a little more so; both corners lightly bumped.

$ Out Of Stock. Francis de Zuleuta, Embroideries by Mary Stuart and Elizabeth Talbot at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk, Oxford, Margaret Swain, The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots, Carlton, Bedford: Ruth Bean, Donald King, ed, British Textile Design in the Victoria & Albert Museum, Tokyo,Vol.1, colour plate 19 Materials.

Michael Bath, Emblems for a Queen: The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots. Archetype Publications: London, pp, colour, 62 half-tone illustrations. £ pbk. ISBN Author: Peter Davidson. Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots eBook: Margaret Swain: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Basket.

Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your /5(3). Wormald’s biography, Mary, Queen of Scots: a Study in Failure, contrasts with more positive studies like Michael Lynch’s collection, Mary Stewart: Queen in Three Kingdoms.[1] Sources Sources for Mary’s life and reign are voluminous and, perhaps befitting a woman who was queen of Scotland and France and who staked a claim to the Crown ofFile Size: KB.

Although a large body of needlework has always been attributed to Mary Queen of Scots, little attempt was made to authenticate these pieces or to explain how so energetic and impetuous a woman could have found pleasure in the meticulous craft of embroidery.

This is the first comprehensive study of the Queen as a needlewoman describing all the 4/5(2). Get this from a library. Emblems for a queen: the needlework of Mary Queen of Scots.

[Michael Bath]. A significant work in the history of costume and textiles, shedding new light on little known aspects of Mary Queen of Scots' life Although a large body of needlework has always been attributed to Mary Queen of Scots, little attempt was made to authenticate these pieces or to explain how so energetic and impetuous a woman could have found pleasure in the meticulous craft of embroidery/5(1).

Mary, Queen of Scots was tried and found guilty of treason and was executed on 7 February at Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire. It is not clear if Mary gave this locket to the Sheriff of Northampton, but she was generous to her friends and people around her and delighted in giving jewellery and other gifts to them.

Emblems for a Queen: The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots by Michael Bath Very Good (like new) Softcover - - 8 x - pages - color images ISBN: Publisher: Archetype Publications My studio bookshelves are overflowing and I have been needing to simplify and narrow them5/5().

The ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots, which appears in the Tower of London before the death of a crowned head, made itself heard on Christmas Eve. The fact has been carefully concealed from the Queen because of the extreme grief into which the death of the Dowager Lady Churchill threw her, but it has caused the greatest alarm in court circles.

As a woman, what else could she do, writes Kate Williams, whose book Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots argues that Mary's gender was the defining factor of the events of her life.

Mary Queen of Scots review – Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie's duel-like cousinmance Love, vengeance and the enduring appeal of Mary, Queen of Scots Published: 12 Jan - Hanging 'The Marian Hanging' of embroidered silk velvet in silks and silver-gilt thread, embroidered by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Talbot, England.

Mary, Queen of Scots is one of the great tragic figures of British history. Born in Scotland one December morning inshe was to become Queen of Scots just six days later. Growing up mostly in France and marrying the sickly French king Francis II in.