2019-07-23 Gentlemen in ironmongery, half an alphabet, and a Workbasket.


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J-PG002   Vosmero, Michaële  – Principes Hollandaie et Zelandiae, Domini Frisiae.

Wonderful Renaissance era depictions of the previous 500 years or so Dutch and Frisian nobility and their clothing. We have a similar publication from fifty years later, both “based on images in the monastery of Kennemerland”. (See F-WM094) The armour is in most cases the same, although the person might have a different pose; however the ladies’ garments are different and according to Judith, the earlier publication shows clothing that is more appropriate for the time they lived in.

Scans donated by Paul Gaemers, edited by Judith Adele


H-ML030 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 3 No. 7

8 pages, page 4 and 5 slightly rearranged. Crochet: a lace crochet blouse. Quiliting: Ferris Wheel pattern.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.



H-HB003 Th. Wilh. Meister vorm. A. Todt in Berlin  – 13224 – Alphabet A-N

Half of an embroidered alphabet. Multicolored and 3d shaded letters

Image donated by Atelier HB, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.


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