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A Book By Its Cover:
Embroidery fit for a prince

Harvard Magazine, October 2017

When we arrived at Houghton Library to study its collection of embroidered book bindings, we were prepared for a bit of a treasure hunt. Such bindings have not received much attention, but as needlework historians, we are used to doing research with little advance information.

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The Benefits of Wear: An Analysis of Damaged Needlework

NeedleArts Magazine, March 2016

When you experience a museum exhibition, you are stepping into the middle of a well thought-out story. The display cases are mindfully arranged for viewability and flow; each item in the case is carefully lit, the descriptions give details about dates, origins, and materials used. The item on display is a pristine piece, the best example of the story.

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