In Praise of the Needlewoman – embroiderers, knitters, lacemakers and weavers in Art, by Gail Carolyn Sirna.
ISBN 85894 3418.
Not much in the way of lacemakers, but does include a piece on Penelope, applicable to us Gumnuts.
Also contains the Vermeer painting of the Lacemaker, and another by Dali called “Woman at a Window in Figueras” 1926.
Bought at a local hospital aux book sale for $2!