2021-07-09 New Publication: Six plates of Persian art objects

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. K-YS013 Six plates of Persian art objects Loose sheets, from an as yet unidentified German publication. Showing Plate XX, printed fabric, with flowers and animals, Plate XXI with niello decorations, Plate XXII faience decorations, Plate XXIII tapestry and repeating ornamental patterns, Plate XXIV with manuscript illumination, and […]

2020-06-23 New Publications: Summer embroidery pattern, and a Workbasket

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-FR013 La Mode Illustree 1903-11-18 – Summer A tall narrow embroidery pattern showing the personification of Summer. Chart only; we don’t have permission to reproduce the original pattern. The chart is split in three for easier readability. Charted by Franciska Ruessink. H-ML098 The Workbasket Vol. […]

2020-03-27 C-YS023 Berlinwork pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. C-YS023 Berlinwork pattern [ca 1870] Hand painted, multicolor charted geometric design intended for Berlin woolwork. Rectangle with side borders, center motif and dramatic ends. Also suitable for cross-stitch and beading. Would make a great petit point rug for a dollhouse. Scan donated and charted by Sytske Wijnsma, […]

2020-03-11 K-MH001 Journal Des Demoiselles – Green and red slipper pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-MH001 Journal Des Demoiselles – Green and red slipper pattern Single sheet, gray paper, handpainted pattern. Slipper in ten colors, mainly green and red. Symmetrical pattern. Image donated by Marianne van der Heijden, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

2020-02-12 The Pompadour Bow Slipper

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-MU002 EDM The Pompadour Bow Slipper Single sheet litho, supplement of Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine. Dated July 1869. Pattern of a red slipper with black and white dots, and a green bow on the front. The original pattern specifies yarn in red, white, black and three shades of […]

2019-12-05 Two antique samplers, ribbon embroidery, two Berlin woolwork patterns (one charted)

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