2019-07-15 Three new publications: Filet, Crochet, Renaissance lace



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F-IS139 Two crocheted edges

From Jackie Islers collection, a single sheet with two lovely fringed edges. Although the description says shawls, table cloths and centers, bed spreads etc., my first thought was of those crocheted tops that I see sometimes in clothing stores. A bolero with this as bottom fringe, or a collar, or sleeves ending in these fringes would really look special!

F-IS115 Filet square, flower design and border

Another from Jackie Islers collection, a square design. No name on it, but it looks a lot like the Sajou canvas designs with similar grids and styles. The filet work is in two different colors (not counting the background) and would be equally nice as cross-stitch embroidery.


B-YS051 Federico Vincioli – I singulari e nuovi disegni

Digging through historical scans I noticed that this one had not been published yet. Of course, after editing all pages and assembling in a pdf I found out that there actually already was a pdf, that never had been published. Surprises every day. In any case, this is an Italian reprint of a famous lace model book from the 1600s.  There’s filet lace and embroidery on filet, with the four seasons and several greek gods, as well as flowers, animals and abstract designs. The first part of the book is mainly needle lace.

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