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The Art Of Needle-Work, From The Earliest Ages; Including Some Notice Of The Ancient Historical Tapestries. - Edited By The Right Honourable The Countess Of Wilton. - [Epigraph]

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton, Countess of Wilton

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street. -, 1840.

Physical Description

ix, [1], 405, [1] p.; 196 mm. (Duodecimo.)


[T.p.] - [Dedic.] - Preface - Contents - [Text]; [colophon].

Responsibility Note

The printers are named in the colophon and on the verso of the title page: 'London: Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street.'

The work is dedicated by the Authoress to the Queen Dowager [Adelaide].

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Art Of Needlework' and 'R.A.'


Needlework - Tapestries - Textiles - Embroidery - Europe - Great Britain - History
Art history - Great Britain - 19th century