Mansfield, Katherine 1888-1923 (Collector) :[Embroidered linen bookcover, 1907-1908]
Reference Number: Curios-018-1-009
Hemmed edges marked off with drawn-thread work. "Book" and flowers inside an inverted heart pattern with flourishes on the intended front, embroidered with green and yellow silk thread. The cover was worked for Vera Mackintosh Bell, Katherine Mansfield's sister. Cover is accompanied by Mrs Bell's letter to Mrs Gould describing the circumstances of the embroidery
Mansfield, Katherine 1888-1923 (Collector) :[Embroidered linen bookcover, 1907-1908], Reference Number Curios-018-1-009 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 curio(s)Natural linen, embroidered, 225 x 328 mm. Single curio
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004693)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Accompanying note: "Dear Mona, This bookcover was embroidered for me by my sister Katherine Mansfield between 1907-1908 before leaving New Zealand to settle in England. I am so happy that you, her sincere admirer, should have it. Vera M. Bell 1963."
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