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The Subversive Stitch

Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine

By Rozsika Parker

Routledge – 1989 – 320 pages

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    978-0-415-90206-9
    September 13th 1989
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Description

In this fascinating study, Rozsika Parker traces a hidden history--the shifting notions of femininity and female social roles--by unraveling the history of embroidery from medieval times until today.

Reviews

"an impressively researched case for evaluating women's lives and their position in society through the history of embroidery." -- Feminist Bookstore News

". . . Parker has done a beautiful, scholarly and highly readable exploration of the subject. . . . The Subversive Stitch is a carefully researched, well-written and entertaining study of European and American attitudes toward both embroidery and women through history." -- Academic Library Book Review

Name: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Rozsika Parker. In this fascinating study, Rozsika Parker traces a hidden history--the shifting notions of femininity and female social roles--by unraveling the history of embroidery from medieval times until...
Categories: American History, Women's & Gender History, Social & Cultural History