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- DescriptionThis book is a beautiful collection of linens, hand-sewn clothing, and fine mogram work. Detailed photography showcases classic styles from antiques to modern designs highlighting how the beloved custom of mogramming continues to flourish today. Custom emblems wrap a home in gentility and timeless grace, becoming tomorrow s treasured heirlooms while lending an air of unmistakable elegance. The book features sections on the history of mograms, royal mograms, the proper use of mograms, as well as ideas for today s mograms with a modern twist. Mogrammed tableware accompanies the linens, as well as outstanding silver mograms. There are sections featuring colonial Williamsburg, as well as the Biltmore and the Vanderbilt mogrammed collections with the history of the houses, too. Mograms and Antique Linens serves as a reference book on the proper etiquette for mogramming, the care of fine and antique linens, and provides sources where readers can find these items from today's merchants.
- Author BiographyA native of Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Phyllis Hoffman DePiano is an accomplished author having already penned several books such as Gracious Tables, Gracious Spaces and Honey It s all in the Shoes. Her innate love for an elegant lifestyle is inspiring to all around her and has made her a sought-after speaker across the country. DePiano is best-known for founding Hoffman Media in 1983. Hoffman Media is a special-interest publishing company that publishes more than nine women s interest publications. The portfolio of titles includes popular magazines such as Victoria, Southern Lady and Cooking with Paula Deen. DePiano currently serves as the president and chief executive officer of Hoffman Media.
- PublisherHoffman Media
- Date of Publication01/05/2016
- SubjectHandicrafts, Arts & Crafts
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHoffman Media
- Weight862 g
- Width241 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byPhyllis Hoffman DePiano
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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