Traces the origins and the commercial development of needlework called "broderie de Marseille"
Kathryn Berenson is a world-renowned researcher in French and American textiles and the author of Quilts of Provence: The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking.
"Kathryn Berenson has written a book that combines the quilt's
medieval literary roots, commercial history, technique, and
development in a manner that is as informative as it is engaging.
Once I began, I couldn't put it down."-Suzanne Smith Arney,
Textile Society of America Newsletter -- Suzanne Smith Arney
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"Kathryn is indisputably a specialist or even THE specialist of 'Marseille embroidery'. . . . An essential book with magnificent photos!"-Quiltmania * Quiltmania *