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J-YS005 School sampler St. Jacobusschool
Maker unknown, initals L vd S on first block. Starting with cross-stitch alphabet, sewing seams, more cross-stitch and decorative seams, progressing through backstitch embroidery, making buttonholes, darning, and finally a free form embroidery “My first embroidery”. Such samplers were made during years of needlework lessons, the individual pieces stitched together and lined, to be kept as reference work.
This one is more than 4 meters long.
From the collection of Nienke List. Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma.
H-ML047 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 2
8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: square dish cloth. Quillting: Democrat Rose Quilt. Crochet: four edgings and three compact cases.
Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.
F-IS055 Yellow Jugendstil flower corner
Single handpainted sheet, probably from a leporello. No number, only text “Deponirt” as usual on Kuehn booklets. Yellow Jugendstil floral border.
Scan donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.
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