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American Ante-Bellum

1812-1860's

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American Lady, An.

Winter Gift for Ladies,

being Instructions in Knitting, Netting and Crotchet Work, Containing the Newest and Most Fashionable Patterns, revised and enlarged by an American lady.

Philadelphia: G.B. Zeiber & Co., 1848, 65 pgs.

One of the oldest American booklets with crochet patterns - interesting insights on clothing and color tastes of the 1840's.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited Luann Pfost.

 Fashion 

Fashion: Philadelphia 1848 Carriage shoes, muffatees, bags, stockings, garters, cephaline, cuffs, night caps

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Wax Flowers,

How to Make Them, with New Methods of Sheeting Wax, Modelling Fruit, &c.

Boston, J.E. Tilton and Co, 1864, 116 pgs plus ads.

Mid-Victorian craft nearly lost to today’s world.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright.

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W.F. Sherwood & Company.

Sherwood’s Impression Powder and Perforated Patterns,

For Printing all Kinds of Designs for Braiding, Embroidery and Beading.

Chicago, c.1865, approx. 180 pages of drawings.

Manufacturer's sample book of embroidery and beading patterns - corners, borders, ornaments, aprons, chemises, bags, pincushions, monograms, etc. Huge collection of 19th century American design.

Scans donated by Yvonne DeVries, edited by Judith Adele. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2017-05-03.

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Hartley, Florence, ed.

Ladies' Hand Book of Fancy and Ornamental Work

Comprising Directions and Patterns for working in Applique, Bead Work, Braiding, Canvas work, Knitting, Netting, Tatting, Worsed Work, Quilting, Patchwork, &c, &c., Illustrated with 262 Engravings

Philadelphia, G.G. Evans, 1860, 240 pgs.

1860 needlework and crafts omibus. About 240 pages, includes braiding (applied ribbons or soutache+E16), Berlin woolwork, broderie anglaise, beadwork, crochet, silk embroidery, guipre cutwork, flower-making, knitting, netting, point lace, tatting, patchwork, point lace, (needle lace), worsted work (wool embroidery) and much more. Oddities include fish scale embroidery, feather work,and Potichomaine (decoupage on glass).

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright and Judith Adele.

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Fashion: Philadelphia 1860 slipper, bag and hat patterns

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Ward, Amy

Paper Furniture for Paper Dolls

For the Amusement of Little Girls

New York, Clark, Austin & Smith, 1857, 10pgs plus 8 plates.

Patterns and instructions for making paper doll furniture out of cardboard and colored paper.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright.

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Randolph, Anson D.F.

Paper Dolls, and how to make them

A book for little girls

New York, Anson D.F. Randolph, 1856, 22 pgs and 8 plates

Instructions and plates for making paper dolls, with pages from Godey 1857 paper dolls appended.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright.

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Mrs Mee

Shortway Edgings

Bath, C. Mee, 41, Milsom Street. London: Bogue, Fleet Street; Ackermann & Co., Strand; and all booksellers and berlin warehouses. Crochet leaflet, 12 crocheted edge patterns. Approx. 1860.

Bath: C. Mee, 41, Milsom Street and others

Prose instructions for twelve crocheted edgings, illustration included.

Scans donated by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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