2019-07-22 Workbasket, handwritten tatting pattern, and another tiger


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I-PJ001 Tiger embroidered on a stool top

Berlin woolwork pattern of a tiger. The pattern is also known from a sampler dated 1812. Constance van der Griet, our Canadian researcher, emailed me about such a nice tiger that she found on a sampler. And I emailed her back that I, too, had just charted a tiger, and attached the image. By exceptional co-incidence, it was the same pattern.  Images donated by ebay seller perryjoyce, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

H-ML029 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 3 No. 6.

8 pages. “Handy Mandy” a sewing notions holder, quilting: embroidered hyacinth, filet crochet: squares for a bedspread and triangles for the edging. Crochet: five point star. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

B-YS088 Handwritten tatting pattern

A single sheet of very thin tissue paper, on which a tatting pattern was handwritten. The paper was very fragile and yellowed.  Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.


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