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Album d'Alphabets et de Monogrammes No.2

Contient 63 alphabets-plus de 800 monogrammes & noms en grandeur d'éxécution

Edition du "Petit Echo de la Mode"

Multiple large and small alphabets for single letter monograms. Includes freehand designs for surface embroidery and cutwork, many in classic 1920s style diamond lozenge format. Also includes several very large and large charted individual letter monograms, plus charted borders, spot motifs, and coronets.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele

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N. Alexandre & Cie., ed.

Alphabets Varies

No. 97

Paris, N. Alexandre et Cie, [c.1880], 16 pgs

Eleven line drawn alphabets on 16 pages, some gothic, some lovely florals. Intended for whitework and surface embroidery.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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J. Sonrel

Alphabets

Album contenant des Modeles d'Alphabets classiques et modernes et de Monogrammes pour la Lingerie et le Linge de Maison

J.Sonrel, Paris, 1961.

32 pages of initials for whitework and surface embroidery. Stitch direction is indicated for the larger alphabets. Also includes some popular names, and one particularly large and splendid alphabet ornamented with grapes and vine leaves.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2018-11-02.

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J. Sonrel

Initiales

Monogrammes Classiques et Modernes pour la Lingerie et le Linge de Maison

J. Sonrel, Paris

32 pages of initials, in the style of the 20s, for whitework embroidery on underwear and table linens.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2018-11-02.

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J. Sonrel

Lettres Modernes

Album contenant des Modeles d'Alphabets classiques et modernes et de Monogrammes pour la Lingerie et le Linge de Maison

J. Sonrel, Paris.

24 pages with monograms and alphabets, for whitework embroidery on underwear and linens.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2018-11-02.

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J. Sonrel

Monogrammes

Album contenant des Modeles d'Alphabets classiques et modernes et de Monogrammes pour la Lingerie et le Linge de Maison

J. Sonrel, Paris, 1958

32 page collection of designs for hand embroidered monograms and initials. Largely diamond lozenge shape monograms, appopriate for whitework; plus two freehand drawn script alphabets; and two charted floral-ornamented alphabets intended for cross-stitch. Supplemental designs in and around the main alphabets include smaller single initial monograms in several styles.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2018-11-02.

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Sonrel, J. (publ.)

Lingerie Broderie Jours

J. Sonrel, Paris

32 pags not including cover, page 16 and 17 combined to one. Embroidery for lingerie. No sewing patterns but the embroidery is clearly shown. One whitework alphabet, letters are distributed over the pages.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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P. Trube

Multicolor Alphabet

7908

P. Trube, Berlin.

A handpainted pattern, 100x80, with an alphabet in nine colors. The impression is that it's decorated with flowers, but the size is quite small and the flowers are more suggested than detailed.

Image donated by ebay seller thecollectionroom, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Heinrich Kuehn

12-page booklet

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

12 page leporello (fold-out booklet) of charted two-color designs for ornate alphabets, floral borders with corners, and stars. Reverse side blank. No cover, no number, but without doubt a Heinrich Kuehn leporello. Includes modern recharting. Suitable for cross-stitch, needlepoint, and Berlin woolwork.

Donated by Charles Kite, from the collection of his grandmother Folva Miller. Edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

Album 850

Monograms for whitework embroidery

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

An unusal Heinrich Kuehn booklet: 36 pages instead of the usual 10 or 6, stapled instead of a leporello. All combinations of initials in various styles of whitework embroidery.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Heinrich Kuehn (publ.)

Moderne Stickvorlagen, Dessins de Broderies Modernes

No 806

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin.

Leporello with a half alphabet, N to Z. The letters are large and ornate, reminiscent of the Sajou albums (and maybe copied from one of them). All cross-stitch with some backstitches. Would be great on bags or T-shirts, probably too large to mark handkerchiefs with.

Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman. Charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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GracieuseMonogrammen

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Heinrich Kuehn

714

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Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

Multicolor charted alphabet. Bold serif uppercase forms, presented in black, red and orange. Handpainted original plus modern recharting and DMC color key.

Images donated by ebay seller tinaldw

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Alphabet A-N

Th. Wilh. Meister vorm. A. Todt in Berlin 13224

Th. Wilh. Meister vorm. A. Todt in Berlin

Half of an embroidered alphabet. Multicolored and 3d shaded letters

Image donated by Atelier HB, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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BerlinWork

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Tillerson, John and Clara

Aunt Martha's Workbasket Volume 3 No. 8

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

[Kansas City 1938]

8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting pattern: Bride's quilt. Filet crochet: Alphabet, for crocheted initials. Gardening: Gifts from gourds.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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Modelboek voor het vervaardigen van Schrijf- Model en Kunstletters.

No. 2330

D.B. & M.-R.

Hardcover oblong, 16.4 x 25 cm, 21 alphabets and 4 pages with examples of practical use. No author mentioned. Publisher D.B. & M.- R. No. 2330 Around 1920 (style and spelling).

Permission to scan donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam.

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Krause, prof. Wilh.

Deutsche Kopfschrift

Handschriftubungen mit Redis- und Ato-Feder

[1915] Verlag fur Schriftkunde und Schriftunterricht Heintze & Blanckertz, Berlin NO 43

Exercise book for various German scripts. Very thin paper, probably transparant when new. A sheet with guidelines was included, cursive on one side and straight on the other side.

Donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam. Edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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F. Weygand

Eight monogrammed corners

Nr 23, R to Z

A La Haye chez F. I. Weygand

Freehand drawn patterns for decorative monogrammed corners, intended for use on handkerchiefs or household linens. Eight designs are shown, with the letters R-Z (possibly a fragment of a larger work that contained the whole alphabet. The letters are interchangeable among the framing designs. The original is a hand-drawing, not a printed sheet.

From the collection of the Rijksmuseum, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Heinrich Kuehn

Moderne Stickvorlagen

941

Heinrich Kuehn S.W. Berlin

Leporello: six pages of floral motifs in two colors, and six pages with three different alphabets. The alphabets were originally monochrome.

From the collection of Folva Miller, donated by her grandson Charles Kite. Charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Kuehn, Heinrich (publ.)

Moderne Stickvorlagen No. 616

Dessins de Broderies Modernes

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin.

Green HKB leporello, 10 pattern sheets in red, mostly abstract motifs, and on the back another 10 patterns in blue, mostly alphabets.

Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Buttgen, P.

Monogrammbuch

Praktische Monogramme zum gebrauche fur Maler, Graveure, Papier- und Kartonaagenfabrikanten, Buchbinder, Wagenbauer Usw. Dreissig tafeln mit Sechshundert Monogrammen. Zweite Verbessterte Auflage.

Verlag von Bernh. Friedr. Voigt, Leipzig 1905

30 plates with every combination of two letters. "For the use of painters, engravers, paper- and cartonnage factories, bookbinders, coachbuilders etc."

Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Neuestest Stick-Album

Embroidery Pattern Book

Small leporello pattern book, looks quite like Heinrich Kuehns books but the grid is different. Five sheets with colored patterns on one side and monochrome mostly small script alphabets on the other side.

Scans donated by Tamara Tiekstra, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2018-08-23.

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Sajou

665

Maison Sajou

A blue Sajou booklet, fold-out, containing three whitework embroidery alphabets. One narrow and simple, the second decorated with an arrow, the third with leaves or a ribbon wrapped around the letters. Page 2 and 3 have been split in two.

Scans donated by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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J. Sonrel

Jolies Lettres

Album contenant des Modeles d'Alphabets et de Monogrammes pour la Lingerie et le Linge de Maison

J. Sonrel, Paris.

24 pages of drawings for surface stitched and whitework monograms and alphabets. Some have openwork accents. Some small size alphabets and composed sigils made of two or more letters are also included. Direction of stitching shown.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2018-08-03

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Sajou

Album 601

Dessins de Broderies

Sajou, C. Lefevre & Cabin Fils, successeurs, 74 Blvd de Sebastopol, Paris

16 pgs. Three charted cross-stitch alphabets; monochrome; a very large floral script; a medium size blackletter; a large, ornameted serif.

Scanned, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. Book transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2018-09-28.

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Hasluck, Paul N.

Glass Writing Embossing and Fascia Work

Including the making and fixing of wood letters and illuminated signs. With 129 engravings and diagrams.

Cassell & Co. Ltd, London, New York, Toronto

A small book, one of the "Work" handbook series, explaining all you might need to know about gold letters and engraving, embossing (with hydrofluoric, no less), wooden letters and some sample alphabets.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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Petit Echo 27 Decembre 1903

French bi-weekly magazine, dedicated to embroidery and lacemaking.

Scans donated by Peter Ketels, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Draim

La Lettre Artistique & Moderne

documents inedits composes par draim

[1930] Monrocq Freres, 25, Rue Erlanger, Paris 16e

24 plates of modern letter design.

From the collection of Antiquariaat Kleinood, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2019-05-31.

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