Author(s): Serens, R
This book complements Embroideries and Patterns of Nineteenth Century Vienna , Serena's first publication concerning the Nowotny Collection. It also surveys samplers, motifs and decorative patterns, but focuses solely on animal patterns. The embroideries are perfectly reproduced in 208 flawless colour photographs; 41 technical drawings are included in the text. Practical advice is offered which allows any keen embroidery enthusiast to reproduce some of the more spectacular designs.