2023-08-07 New Publications: The Palm Pattern, and Altitalienische Leinenstickerei 2

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK004 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Palm Pattern Handpainted square embroidery pattern on grey paper. Nine colors, no indication which colors were intended to be wool and which Filoselle, probably the yellow and white colors judging from similar embroideries. Beading would also be great for accents. The pattern is symmetrical, but shown complete. […]

2023-07-31 New Publications: The Knapsack Bag, ladies headdresses and decorations, Turkish embroideries

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK003 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Knapsack Bag Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern for a travelling bag, in purple, cyan, pink and magenta, on grey cardboard. Scanned by Nettie Kraaij, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. D-YS225 Victoria 1875 – Seven headdresses Single sheet with seven illustrations of headdresses, hair decorations, and hats. Two […]

2023-07-29 New Publications: Crochet, woodworking and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS D-YS136 LVMFA Ouvrages de Dames Serie B No. 82 Small booklet with eight pages of thirteen crochet designs. The designs are somewhat sketchily shown, without description. Baby caps, edgings, insertions, collars, and one round design. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. D-YS134 Werke fur Tischler, Drechsler, Holzbildhauer, Glaser und Instrumentenmacher Sonderverzeichnis Nr. […]

2023-06-19 New Publications: Assisi embroidery, a Berlin woolwork butterfly and sewing lessons for children

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK002 L. Vannini – Lavoro Assisano No. 2 Oblong stapled softcover booklet. Cover, four text pages, 12 plates. Voided embroidery aka Assisi embroidery, small motifs, border designs and corner designs for tablecloths, towels and similar linens. Except for the patterns nearly identical to No. 1 of the same title. Scans donated by Nettie […]

2023-05-08 New Publication: Moniteur des Dames & des Demoiselles – Swirls, flowers and ribbon

Due to technical problems, this post has been a bit delayed – my apologies! NEW PUBLICATION C-YS656 Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles – Corner design with yellow swirls and red flowers, border design with blue ribbon Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern. Supplement to the Moniteur des Dames et Demoiselles issue of March 1857. […]

2023-04-22 New Publication: Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top Jesus IHS

NEW PUBLICATION L-PC005 Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top Jesus IHS Single sheet, litho, dated 1er Septembre 1865. Chair top in kidney shape, central text Jesus in a crown of thorns, flanked with IHS in cartouches and surrounded with a blue/black border. Image donated by ebay seller planete-collections, edited and charted by Sytske […]