2022-09-28 New Publication: Fürsten – Neues Modelbuch Erster Theil

FUNDRAISER – Every day or so something comes in, thank you all!

Our yearly fundraiser is underway! Our goal is 6000 USD, same as last year, and we’re not starting from zero because some people donate every month. Every little bit is welcome! Our current total is 1260.43 USD. Help us to make it to the next year!

Donate  to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making your donations tax-deductible, depending on where you live and on the local tax laws and tax treaties.

If you can’t afford to give anything, which also happens in these difficult times, introducing the Library to people who don’t know of it yet, is very useful, since it broadens our user base and therefore also our donor base.

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K-YS029 Fürsten – Neues Modelbuch Erster Theil
Antique so-called Modelbuch printed in 1660, 50 pattern pages. First volume. Most patterns are for cross-stitch or filet work, and the last eight are for needle lace. Page 6 and 7 missing in original, have been added from a copy on archive.org
Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Book transferred to Textile Research Center in Leiden, 2021.

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