Double-Running or Back Stitch
English Embroidery - 1
With a preface by Miss Etta Campbell, Teacher of Embroidery in the School of Art, Winchester
B.T. Batsford Ltd.
15 North Audley Street & 94 High Holborn
 London, B.T. Batsford Ltd., 15 North Audley Street & 94 High Holborn.
1931 publication of designs for double running stitch, collected from 16th and 17th century English samplers, and a Coptic sampler from Egypt. Includes discussion of double running stitch methods, with 9 photographs of 6 old samplers and 2 examples of modern work, and 10 charts of strip and motif designs. Later republished as part of Pesel's book "Historical Designs for Embroidery", this is a seminal resource those studying the history of blackwork and linear styles.
Scans donated by Willem Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Book transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2017.