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" For it doth art, so like to nature frame, As if it were her sister, or the same. Flowers, plants and fishes, beasts, birds, flyes, and bees, Hills, dales, plaines, pastures, skies, seas, rivers, trees ; There's nothing neere at hand, or farthest sought,... "
World of Cross Stitch
by Jo Verso - 2000 - 128 pages
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Old-time Tools and Toys of Needlework

Gertrude Whiting - Antiques & Collectibles - 1928 - 357 pages
...Flyes, and Bees, Hils, Dales, Plaines, Pastures, Skies, Seas, Rivers, Trees ; There's nothing neere at hand, or farthest sought, But with the Needle may be shap'd and wrought. In clothes of Arras I have often seene, Mens figurd counterfeits so like haue beene, That if the parties...
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Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany

Norma Broude, Mary D. Garrard - Art - 1982 - 358 pages
...Art PATRICIA MAINARDI Flowers, Plants and Fishes Beasts, Birds, Ftyes and Bees Hills, Dales, Plains, Pastures Skies, Seas, Rivers, Trees There's nothing...hand or farthest sought But with the needle may be wrought. From an old sampler ' Women have always made art. But for most women, the arts highest...
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Renaissance Culture and the Everyday

Patricia Fumerton, Simon Hunt - History - 1999 - 366 pages
...Taylor enthuses that any object can be translated to matter for the needle: "There's nothing neere at hand, or farthest sought, /But with the Needle may be shap'd and wrought" (1631). Taylor also oifers some sense of the complexity of the business of fine embroidery, with its...
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Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory

Ann Rosalind Jones, Peter Stallybrass - Design - 2000 - 368 pages
This 2001 interpretation of literature and arts reveals how clothing and costume were critical to Renaissance culture.
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Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500 ...

Heidi Brayman Hackel, Catherine E. Kelly - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2011 - 280 pages
...also invokes circumstances in which sewing might constitute writing as well: "There's nothing neare at hand, or farthest sought, / But with the Needle may be shap'd and wrought" (Al v ). The capacious past tense of "work," "wrought" in the sixteenth century had a specific connotation...
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