N-LP005 Corticelli Silk Mills – Parody on The House That Jack Built
Small advertising booklet, stapled, 8 pages not including covers. Dated 1882. Starting with the Corticelli Silk Mills, each page adds a couple of lines to the previous page, all singing the praises of Florence Silk that was produced by Corticelli. Very nice illustrations around the text. Original colors were light green ink on a tan background.
Donated by Luann Pfost, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.
N-BC001 Lily – Rose Circle Doily
Leaflet, crochet pattern for a mat bordered with 3D roses.
Images donated by Bethaney I. Choate, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.
E-YS037 P. Büttgen – Monogrammbuch
Softcover oblong booklet, 30 pages. All two-letter combinations in two variations, one more for decoration and the other more spare.
Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma
A-MH080 Musée des Familles, Modes Vraies – Square design with Egyptian inspired motifs
Single sheet, lithographed pattern, showing a corner of a nearly square pattern with presumed Egyptian motifs. Because the pattern is not entirely symmetrical both a complete version and a partial pattern are included.
From the collection of Marleen van Horssen, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.
A-MH079 Magasin des Demoiselles – Three embroidered purses, four other patterns
Single sheet, printed embroidery patterns. Half of a bag, a purse with tassels, a purse without tassels, all with green as background fabric. A small simple chessboard square in blue and silver, a round star design in blue and silver, a border with green leaves and red curls, and a narrow rounded rectangle in gold, silver, edged with red, possibly for an eyeglass etui.
From the collection of Marleen van Horssen, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.
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