Vive le petit tambour!
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
Never mind the pieces of needle-work, the tambouring, the maps of the world made by her needle.
"Advice to Young Men" by William Cobbett
Tambour Feather, India & Darning, Spriggings with a Variety of Open-work to each.
"Diary of Anna Green Winslow" by Anna Green Winslow
My father was tambour-majeur in the Garde Imperiale.
"The Poacher" by Frederick Marryat
Tambour work was a favorite form of embroidery.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
You remember the day you sent me with Cecile to take my first lessons in tambour work of Madame Douay?
"The Forsaken Inn" by Anna Katharine Green
The varieties of tambour work and open stitchery of various ornamental kinds were possible for all capacities.
"The Development of Embroidery in America" by Candace Wheeler
Cecilia, my dear, show your tambour work to Mr Newland, and ask him his opinion.
"Japhet in Search of a Father" by Frederick Marryat
But the age of knitting and tambour passed away.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
Over the canopies are three angels playing on a tambour and trumpets.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
Sur ce, battez tambours!
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
It belongs as much to our art as does tambour work, which is done with a hook instead of a needle.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
My father was tambour-major in the Garde Imperiale.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
Tambour, beat the charge!
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Wu the tambourer went to the Han.
"The Wisdom of Confucius" by Epiphanius Wilson
Gabrielle was singing softly as she bent over her tambour frame.
"A Blot on the Scutcheon" by May Wynne
And one afternoon as Maria sat at her tambour frame, Madame entered the parlor hastily, looking almost frightened.
"A Song of a Single Note" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
You could hear each stitch of her tambour-work.
"The Tenants of Malory" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
This stitch is also wrought with a hook on any loose material stretched in a tambour frame.
"Arts and Crafts Essays" by Various
The girls wore plain print gowns, and muslin aprons edged with tambour work.
"The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book" by Constance Cary Harrison
The bobolinks at noonday sing
More softly than the softest flute,
And lightlier than the lightest lute
Their fairy tambours ring.
"In May" by Archibald Lampman
But nearer came the clash of steel,
And louder swell'd the horn,
And farther yet the tambour's peal
Through the dark pass was borne.
"The Suliote Mother" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Where is the song of Troubadour?
Where are the lute and gay tambour
They loved of yore?
Where is the mazy dance of old,
The flowing robes, inwrought with gold,
The dancers wore?
"Coplas De Manrique (From The Spanish)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For there his ae dochter sat at the tambour;
An' there the auld pirn wheel gaed birrin' like stour;
An' there on his loom the gude weaver wad croon,
As it rattl't awa', some holy saum tune.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton