Art History

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine

The Subversive Stitch:Embroidery and the Making ofthe Feminine Rozsika Parker The Women’s Press 1984 In the history of embroidery – through the very threads of samplers, firescreens, table runners and dress – can be traced another history: the history of women. In this fascinating study, Rozsika Parker, co-author of Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology,…