2024-01-19 New Publications: Three beautiful corner designs to embroider, Artistic Embroidery on clothes and household linens, crochet edgings, and Victorian fashion


F-IS049 [Heinrich Kuehn] – Flower basket and swag corner design
Handpainted pattern on cream paper. Colors are darkened or faded. Probably part of a leporello from Heinrich Kuehn in Berlin or their successor Vereinigte Stickmuster Verlag. Corner design with flower baskets and flower swags, and in the corner a garland.
Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

F-IS048 Heinrich Kuehn – 14465 Two Art Deco corner designs
Handpainted pattern on cream cardboard. Two Art Deco corner designs in muted colors. Later than 1879 which is the most recent medal displayed on top.
Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

D-PR004 N. Alexandre & Cie – Cordonnet a la Croix
Small leporello with three pages of crochet borders, from narrow (5 per page) to wide (2 per page). No text.
Scans donated by Priscilla Cailly, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

D-MA001 Clark’s O.N.T. Designs for Artistic Embroidery Book No. 16
Stapled softcover booklet with 4 hot iron patterns and 16 pages including covers. Page 8 and 9 combined into one page. Contains an explanation of embroidery stitches, how to embroider lingerie, Basket and Garland Centerpiece, Distinctive Handkerchiefs, Daisy Scarf and Pincushion, Runner and Centerpiece with Crocheted Fringe, Flower Pot Runner, Bridge Luncheon set, Rose Doily, Fruit Luncheon Cloth, Towel with Block Border, Posy Basket Towel, Baby Pillow, and how to embroidery white organdie childrens clothes.
Scans donated by Matt Hassebrock, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

D-JG002 La Mode Illustrée, 1873-07-06
Fashion magazine, described as containing the most elegant fashion designs, as well as examples of needlework etc., and the Fine Arts, Stories, Chronicles, Literature. This issue contains headdresses, childrens costume, ladies mantelets and costumes, the start of a new serial story La Petite Princesse des bruyères, and advice to a young woman centering on financial responsibility. Pages 209 to 216, pages 212 and 213 combined to one.
Scans donated by Jean Sands, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.



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