Couching gold, ancient method of, 238
Couching gold, usual method, 250
Coverlet, quilted Sicilian (Plate III.), 358
Crewel work, 103
Curtain, XVIIth century (Plate VIII.), 361
Curtain, XVIIth century wool-work (Plate VII.), 361
Cutwork, 213, 221
Darned netting, 210
Darning, pattern, 197
Design, 30, 51
Design for tapestry, 311
Designing, pattern, 51
Directions, practical, 292
Drawn thread work, 213
Dressing the coat-stave, 333
Egyptian weaving (Plate XIV.), 364
Embroidery frame used as a loom, 323
Embroidery, washing, 297
Embroidery with gold and silver threads, 229
Figure work, 69
Fine drawing, 346
Flax threads, 49
Foliage, detail of (Plate VI.), 360
Frames, embroidery, 35
Frame work, 301
Garniture of work, the, 271
Gold and silver threads, embroidery with, 229
Gold thread embroidery, 229
Inlaid work, 180
Interlocking stitch, 347
Knots, 118, 286
Knotted cord, 277
Knotted thread, 119
Laid work, 168
Lettering, cutwork, XVIIth century (Plate IX.), 362
Madeira work, 222
Materials and appliances for tapestry weaving, 315
Materials for gold work, 233
Methods of work, 164
Needles, 35, 322
Objects to work, 31, 314
Open-work fillings, 201
Opus plumarium, 101
Orphrey, XVth century (Plate V.), 359
Past work, study of, 28, 53
Paste, embroidery, 295
Patch work, 183
Pattern darning, 197
Pattern designing, 51
Pattern tracing, 328
Patterns, transference of, 42, 292
Persian embroidery (Plate XI.), 363
Petit point pictures, 149
Practical directions, 292
Precious stones, 50
Puckered work, cure of, 298
Raised gold work, 253
Raised work, 192
Sampler, embroidered (Plate X.), 362
Shading, 68, 348
Silk, 48, 327
Silk threads, 49
Silver and gold threads, embroidery with, 229
Stands, embroidery frame, 37
Stitch, back, 107
Stitch, basket, 131
Stitch, braid, 88
Stitch, bullion, 121
Stitch, buttonhole, 107
Stitch, cable chain, 90
Stitch, chain, 77
Stitch, chequered chain, 84
Stitch, Cretan, 134
Stitch, cross, 152
Stitch, double back stitch, 127
Stitch, feather stitch, 129
Stitch, fishbone, 131
Stitch, French knot, 120
Stitch, Gobelin, 154
Stitch, herring-bone, 126
Stitch, Holbein, 159
Stitch, insertion, various, 139
Stitch, interlocking, 347
Stitch, Irish, 155
Stitch, knot, 124
Stitch, knotted chain, 92
Stitch, long and short, 99
Stitch, open chain, 86
Stitch, overcast, 106
Stitch, plait, 156
Stitch, rococo, 162
Stitch, rope, 86
Stitch, Roumanian, 136
Stitch, satin, 95
Stitch, split, 94
Stitch, stem, 101
Stitch, stroke, 159
Stitch, tailor's buttonhole, 109
Stitch, tambour, 77
Stitch, tent, 153
Stitch, twisted chain, 85
Stitch, two-sided Italian, 156
Stitch, zigzag chain, 83
Tablecloth, embroidered (Plate XII.), 364
Tambour frame, 39
Tapestry bag (Plate XVI.), 365
Tapestry, example (Plate XV.), 366
Tapestry weaving, introduction to, 307
Tarnish of gold and silver threads, 237
Threads, 49, 299, 327
Threads, gold and silver, 229
Tools for tapestry weaving, 315
Tracing patterns, 42, 328
Tracing patterns on warp, 336
Transferring patterns, methods of, 292
Transferring patterns, requisites for, 42
Warping the loom, 328
Washing embroidery, 297
Weaving, Egyptian (Plate XIV.), 364
Weaving, tapestry, 305
Work, garniture of, 271
Work, methods of, 164
Work, preparations for, 328
Work, protection and preservation of, 292
Wools, 49, 327
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