New Zealand's Historic Samplers

New Zealand's Historic Samplers

Our Stitched Stories

Book - 2014
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A unique glimpse into our cultural history, and particularly women's history, through more than 80 historic samplers - many specially photographed for the book. Through exceptional first-hand research, involving travel around New Zealand and overseas, author Vivien Caughley has created a fascinating story that opens a window on our past, and the history and craft of needlework. It features samplers by colonial women through to those who stitched samplers during World War II. This beautifully produced book will appeal to needlework practitioners, artists and designers, academics, and genealogists. The reverse of the jacket features a design of one of the samplers with instructions.
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand :, David Bateman, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 746.443 CAU
Characteristics: 184 pages :,illustrations (chiefly colour) ;,27 cm
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.

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stewaroby Sep 24, 2014

"A sampler may be the only words of a woman which survive" says the author, and these surviving pieces of fabric and threads provide a glimpse into the lives of women and girls from the earliest of colonial days. They truly are stitched stories and they are also very beautiful.


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stewaroby Sep 24, 2014

"A sampler may be the only words of a woman which survive" says the author, and these surviving pieces of fabric and threads provide a glimpse into the lives of women and girls from the earliest of colonial days. They truly are stitched stories and they are also very beautiful.

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