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The gentle arts : 200 years of Australian women's domestic and decorative arts /

by Isaacs, Jennifer [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.ISBN: 0701819758.Subject(s): Decoration and ornament -- Australia -- History | Decorative arts | Women artists | Needlework -- Australia | Women artists -- Australia -- History | Decorative arts -- Australia -- History | Women artists -- Australia | Decorative arts -- Australia | Handicraft -- Australia -- History | Crafts | History
Contents:
Includes index.
Summary: Hearth and home - Woman in the garden - Flower arts - Custom, tradition and necessity - Nourishment and nurture - Comfort and warmth - Lace - Crochet - White work - Drawn thread work - Tatting - Embroidery - Religious arts - Women's arts in wartime - Decorative arts and the home - Commemorating people and events - Shows and displays.
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Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Main library Non-fiction DA ISA 1987 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Andreas Christensen 2019-0628
Total holds: 0

Includes index.

Bibliography: pages 215-217.

Includes index.

Hearth and home - Woman in the garden - Flower arts - Custom, tradition and necessity - Nourishment and nurture - Comfort and warmth - Lace - Crochet - White work - Drawn thread work - Tatting - Embroidery - Religious arts - Women's arts in wartime - Decorative arts and the home - Commemorating people and events - Shows and displays.

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