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British Victorian

The period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901

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Victorian beaded tray

Beaded tray

Typical Victorian beaded tray, lovely pattern. Sellers description: Victorian Beadwork Mounted on Custom Oak Board Marked Sheffield England, A great piece of Victorian beadwork. Scroll pattern in gold blue and red with a grey background. Intricate beadwork is still in very good condition, there are some missing bead areas along the border. Piece is mounted on a custom oak board with small bun feet (one foot is missing). Very unusual piece to add to your vintage beadwork collection. Dimensions are 22" wide by 9" deep by 3" tall.

Permission to use images by ebay seller lefflerantiques, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

 Charted design   British Victorian 

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The Ladies Pocket Magazine 1835, Part 1

p26-33, 62-69, 98-103, 134-141, 171-177, 234-241, and plates

London, Joseph Robins, 1835

Hand tinted fashion plates and descriptive articles from 1835. 24 dresses for morning, promenade, and evening in London style, and Paris style. Special fancy occasion dresses, outerwear and bridal dress, plus extensive writeups of colors, and materials.

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

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1835 fashion plates

 British Victorian   Sewing 

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Warren, [Eliza]

Twenty-Eight Needlework Designs

in Tatting, Crochet, Knitting, Tape-Work, Braid-Work, Spanish Stitch, Netted Lace, Cluny Lace, Mignardise Lace

London, W.H. Collingridge, [1868], 64 pgs

patterns for edgings, insertions, pillow, cuff, collar, sofy tidy, cap.

Scans donated by Georgia Seitz, edited by Judith Adele.

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Jones

Grammar of Ornament

Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament

1868, Quaritch, London

Plate LXIX Stained Glass

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, not edited yet.

 British Victorian   Stained Glass   Stained Glass 

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United Kingdom
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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Crochet Book, The

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1847, 37 pgs.

Instructions and crochet terms, vy useful for reading her later books, patterns for collars, cuffs and a wide variety of laces intended to imitate French laces

Book on loan from Sytske Wijnsma, scanned and edited by Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Crochet 

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United Kingdom
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Mee, Cornelia, and Miss Austin

Tatting, or Frivolite

London, Frederick Arnold, 1862, 21 pgs + plates.

Lovely collection of early shuttle tatting (frivolité) patterns. Prose directions, some engravings of finished items.

Shared by permission of the National Library of Scotland. Scans donated by Martha Ess, edited by Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Lace   Tatting 

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Ladies’ Handbook of Knitting, Netting and Crochet

Containing Plain Directions by Which to Become Proficient in Those Branches of Useful and Ornamental Employment, Second Series

London, H.G. Clarke & Company, 1844

Scans donated by Judith Adele, not edited yet

 British Victorian   Crochet   Knitting   Knotting   Netting 

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Knotting

Netting

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United Kingdom
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Watts, Miss.

Miss Watts' Selections of Knitting Netting and Crochet

London, J. Miland, 1843, 96 pgs.

Early Victorian mittens, baby and children's items, socks, muffatees, fringes, purses and bags, comforters, scarves, shawls, cuffs.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele Rescanned HC17

 British Victorian   Crochet   Knitting   Netting 

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Netting

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Tatting and Netting.

London, Butterick Publishing, 1895, 150 pgs.

Complete tatting, netting and needlelace instructions with dozens of lace patterns.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Lace   Tatting 

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Gaugain, Jane.

Lady's Assistant for Executing Useful and Fancy Designs in Knitting, Netting and Crotchet,

Illustrated by Fifteen Engravings, Showing Various Stitches in the Art of Netting.

Edinburgh, I.J. Gaugain's, 1840, 210 pgs.

Knitting patterns, netting, crochet instructions and patterns. Many beautiful bags.

Scans donated by Isabel Gancedo, edited by Isabel Gancedo.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Knitting 

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Mintorn, Mrs. J. H.

Hand-Book to Paper-Flower Making, The.

London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1864, 2nd ed., 62 pages plus ads.

Instructions for making a dozen flowers. Could be made in fabric and used in vases or for dimensional appliqué.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright .

 British Victorian   Paper 

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Worth, Madame

Madame Worth’s New Manual of Fancy Work.

A Guide to the Various Kinds of Kensington Embroidery and Painting. Embroidery, Drawn Work, Lace Work, Knitting, Tatting, Crochet Work, Net Work, Etc., Etc., Etc. Including Practical Directions for Making Wax Flowers and painting on Silk, Etc., Etc. 200 Illustrations.

Hartford, Conn.: R.L. Spencer Co., 1886, 44pgs.

Description from cover: "Kensington Stamping and Embroidery, Kensington Metallic Flitter and Lustre Painting, Ribbon Embroidery, Colors of Flowers, Etc., Etc.". An astonishing and rare book, with instructions, charts, embroidery templates, flower drying, interior decor and other crafts.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

 British Victorian   Embroidery 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Lace Tatting Book.

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1867, 29 pgs.

Intricate patterns for a parasol cover, an antimacassar, edgings, insertions and bonnet or doily.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Tatting Book.

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1850, 36 pgs.

Tatting instructions, edgings, collars, insertions, squares, doilies, and appliqués for a waistcoat.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Simple Book of Tatting.

London: Simpkin Marshall, [c.1850] 13 pgs.

Cravat, edgings, lappet.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1850 cravat, lappet

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Golden Stars in Tatting and Crochet [Etoile Dorée in Tatting].

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1861, p1-8 of est. 30.

The tatting pages only - star motifs in colored silk or cotton, for sleeves, collars and doilies.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Tatting Edges and Insertions.

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1861, 16 pgs.

Edgings and insertions.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Pearl Tatting Book.

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1866, 29 pgs.

Collar and cuffs, lappet headdress, antimacassar, insertions, edgings, some easy, some complex, all lovely.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1886 Collar & cuffs, lappet headdress

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Raised Tatting Book.

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1868, 29 pgs.

Elaborate antimacassar, edgings, insertions, Maltese square, lappet, and a child’s dress.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Royal Tatting Book, The

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1867, 29 pgs.

Tatted antimacassars, edgings, doily, fringed trimming.

Scans donated by Ruth Perry, edited by Ruth Perry.

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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Beeton, Isabella.

Beeton’s Book of Needlework

Consisting of Descriptions and Instructions, Illustrated by Six Hundred Engravings, of Tatting Patterns, Crochet Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Netting Patterns, Embroidery Patterns, Point Lace Patterns, Guipure D'Art, Berlin Work, Monograms, Initials and Names, Pillow Lace, and Lace Stitches.

London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1870, 592 pgs.

An enormous and wonderful book, essential for understanding late Victorian needlework.

Project Gutenberg, converted to pdf format Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Embroidery   Knitting   Lace   Netting   Point Lace   Tatting 

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Netting

Point Lace

Tatting

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United Kingdom
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Carter, W.

Royal Crochet Worker, No. 2.

London: J.T. Wood, [c. 1860], p 17-32.

Continuation of book No. 1: Doilies and more filet designs.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Lace 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

La Mode Winter Book.

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1862, 14 pgs.

Victorian era patterns for a wool mourning shawl, a bright coverlet in textured crochet, a gentleman’s comforter, carriage slippers, baby booties.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1862 mourning shawl, carriage slippers

 British Victorian   Crochet 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Winter Book, The.

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1857, 16 pgs.

Crochet instructions with finished item illustrations, for a wool collarette and manchettes, gauntlet mitts, an opera cap, child’s gaiters.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1857 collarette, manchettes, mitts, opera cap

 British Victorian   Knitting 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Crochet Book [18]

18th Series, for Cluny, Guipure d’Art and Maltese Laces.

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1869, 30 pgs.

Patterns for Victorian crocheted laces intended to imitate bobbin and needle laces. There is a stitch guide at the back of the book that works for all the Riego pattern booklets.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Lace 

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Carter, W.

Royal Crochet Worker, No. 1.

London: Carliles, Pittman & Co., [c.1860], p1-16.

Victorian lace edgings, collars and cuffs, filet crochet table linens.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London c.1860 collars and cuffs

 British Victorian   Crochet   Filet crochet   Lace 

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Lace

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

The Crochet Book

11th Series, Second Ed.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1852, 46 pgs.

Elaborate crocheted lace meant to imitate point lace 2 collars, a berthe (lace draped over shoulders) and chemisette (lace draped around neck).

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London 1852 Lace berthe and chemisetts

 British Victorian   Crochet   Lace 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

The Crochet Book, Fourth Series

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1848, 32 pgs.

Exquisite Victorian patterns for collars, cuffs, chemisette, edging.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

 British Victorian   Crochet 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

The Crochet Book Sixth Series

Containing D’Oyleys and Anti-Macassars.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 20th printing, 1877, 44 pgs.

Doilies and antimacassar patterns, including suggestions for vibrant color combinations. Note that the illustrations for D’Oyley No. 1 and 3 are swapped, and page numbering is off. Stitch instructions translated into modern terminology by Kathy Adkins: PDF

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

 British Victorian   Crochet 

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Warren, [Eliza]

The Court Crochet Doyley Book

London: Ackermann & Co, 1847, 24 pgs.

Very early instructions for four crochet lace squares and a bread cloth. The bread cloth is not illustrated.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2019-02-22.

 British Victorian   Crochet   Lace 

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

Crochet Book Seventh Series

Third Edition - 15,000

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1850, 45 pgs.

Fancy Victorian patterns - a butterfly and geranium leaf pen wiper in tapestry crochet over fine wire, beaded and tapestry crochet purses, including one with fuchsia shaped tassels that can also be made up as a sofa pillow. Her stitch definitions are at the front of the book.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

 Beading   British Victorian   Crochet 

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Carter, W.

The Royal Crochet Worker, No. 6.

London: J.T. Wood, [c. 1860], p 81-96.

We’re still looking for Nos. 3 through 5! More crocheted edgings, collars and cuffs.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys.

 Fashion 

Fashion: London c.1860 collars and cuffs

 British Victorian   Crochet   Lace 

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Lace

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United Kingdom
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Riego de la Branchardiere, [Eléanor].

Lace Tatting.

Irish Lace Instructor

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1886, p14-19.

The tatting pages only – detailed motifs for Irish lace parasol, cushion, collar and cuffs.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Lace   Tatting 

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Tatting

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Riego de la Branchardiere, [Eléanor].

The Complete Tatting Book

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1866, 30 pgs.

Tatting patterns for lacy doilies, insertions, and edgings. Includes a modular square to piece together to make antimacassars;, and a wide deeply scalloped border. Minimal instructions for beginners.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Lace   Tatting 

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P.P.

The Bath Tatting Book

London: Emily Faithfull, 1865, 34 pgs.

Exquisite Victorian doilies, edgings and insertions.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

 British Victorian   Tatting 

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