TITLE

Tambour A Dance of the Hands

AUTHOR(S)
HAVEN, ROBERT
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Piecework;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the practice of tambour beading, which uses tambour embroidery to attach beads to fabric. The author traces the history of tambour embroidery, which became popular in Europe in the 18th century, including its use by Coggeshall lacemakers in England in the early 19th century and at the Lesage et Cie. embroidery house in France beginning in 1924. The author describes the tools used for tambour, including the needle and frame, and describes fabrics and techniques used in tambour.
ACCESSION #
71325968

 

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