Tambour Work by Yusai Fukuyama


1987 hardcover book, Tambour Work by Yusai Fukuyama, first edition.144 pages with photos and illustrations. English text.

From the back cover: “Tambour work, from its Eastern origins, has become the preferred embroidery technique of haute couture and decorative bead embroidery. It has likewise been the popular technique for the Irish embroidered tulle laces, viz. Carrickmacross and Limerick. Essentially a chain stitch technique, its myriad forms are fully explored through photos and drawings. After an introduction to the basic techniques for thread, bead and net embroidery, the author offers an inspirational collection of designs with both traditional and contemporary themes. Yusai Fukuyama teaches traditional Japanese Arts at Museums in Tokyo and lectures in Japan’s National Education Centre.”

In excellent condition, looks new. An exceptional copy of a scarce title.

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