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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 - Crafts & Hobbies - 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 Clothing and the Materials of Memory

Ann Rosalind Jones, Peter Stallybrass - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 368 pages
...and intriguing claim that a needleworker can represent anything in the world: "There's nothing neere at hand, or farthest sought, / But with the Needle, may be shap'd and wrought" (A3). He then offers "all sorts of workes" from Europe, which he promotes as follows: ... for this...
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Fashion and Fiction: Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England

Aileen Ribeiro - Art - 2005 - 387 pages
...Flves and Bees,/ Hills, 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,' Flowers, being 'neere at hand', were popular, both wild flowers like primroses and snowdrops, and the...
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