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Claude Bragdon

Projective Ornament

Box59 Scanned H211

Rochester NY, The Manas Press, 1915

92 pages. The metaphysical background aside, this is a good book to learn about application of geometric figures in ornament design. Two-dimensional projections of four-dimensional objects are explained and illustrations show how these might be applied. Suitable for quilting, leaded glass, wood inlay work, mosaic, embroidery, application work.

Scans donated by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Complete furniture of a guest reception room. Mother of Pearl mosaic Inlaid Arabesque Art, Middle Eastern, Syrian. Late Ottoman empire. Early 19th century. Four chairs, two armchairs, two 3-seaters, two coffee tables, and a fabulous wall chest with mirror. The item is still on ebay, far beyond our budget.

Images donated by ebay seller kcstrac

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Eight plates showing different wood structures as an example for painting. This used to be quite common in the 19th Century. Nowadays it's a specialist art. The plates were covered by varnish, which has severely yellowed over time.

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

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Nine inlaid chessboards

Scans of Middle-Eastern chessboards, showing four inlay designs: corner square, top rectangle, and two small chessboard fields. The chessboards have a backgammon board on the inside, with its own inlay design, which will be done later. The designs are also suitable for quilting, mosaic, and leaded glass work.

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma.

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Modern Handcrafts (publ.)

The Workbasket

Volume 14 No. 6

Modern Handcrafts, Kansas City.

32 pages. Crochet: bedspread and tablecloth, sandals, filet chair set, handkerchief edgings, tulip doily. Tatting: doily, edging and insertion. Knitted lace edge. Chip carving.

Magazine donated by Sarah Dalton. Scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sandra Figg. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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