Advice for home stitchers: women’s magazines and advice manuals 1900-1960
Hendon, Zoë (2005) Advice for home stitchers: women’s magazines and advice manuals 1900-1960. In: V&A lecture series, 18th March 2005, V&A Museum.
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This talk discussed a number of magazines and advice manuals from the collections of the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA), and considered the sort of advice that was offered to embroiderers. The talk developed from an interest in the status of hand-crafted objects such as crocheted mats, knitted tea-cosies and so on, both as examples of skill and ingenuity and in their contribution to making a house feel like 'home'.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)|
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|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors > Design and Urban Cultures cluster|
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2009 14:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Feb 2015 14:20|
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