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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books

Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books were created during the 16th and 17th century and used by a variety of craftpersons, fashion designers, and women. The items in this collection are either items known to be in the public domain, personal non-archival photographs, or modern renditions of these older texts.



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In the collections of Bibliothèque Méjanes, Aix-en-Provence [ Ms. 1389 (1228); http:// bibliotheque-numerique.citedulivre-aix.com/idurl/1/35315 ]. For additional information regarding use, contact this institution. (and while you are there, explore the collections) Manuel hollandais traitant de la préparation des couleurs à l’eau destinées à colorier des gravures et des dessins. Nuancier entièrement aquarellé. [Dutch manual dealing with the preparation of watercolors intended for use...
Topics: Painting, Color, Watercolor
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Drahan, Emanuel; Hough, Helen
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Emanuel Drahan originally developed this book as the first national embroidery school textbook of Austria-Hungary. With six sections, skills could be mastered before moving to the next level of complexity. In order to reach a broad audience, the sections could also be purchased as individual pages. This edition is in English translation and the patterns transcribed. It is also has a list of some of the works of the very early designers from whom Herr Drahan may have found inspiration. The...
Topics: Embroidery, Cross stitch, Pattern book, Germany, France, Italy
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Walter Gidde; Helen Hough (Editor)
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Copyright James G. Collins and Associates, Arlington TX . Derived from Walter Gidde. A Booke of Sundry Draughtes: Principaly Serving for Glasiers: and Not Impertinent for Plasterers, and Gardiners: Besides Sundry Other Professions. Whereunto is Annexed, The Manner how to Anniel in Glas: and Also the True Forme of the Fornace, and the Secretes Thereof. London: Printed in Shoolane, at the signe of the Faulcon by Walter Dight. 1615. This volume is provided online via the Internet Archive (...
Topics: Geometrical drawing, Decoration and ornament, Windows, Glass, Ornamental, Flooring design, Pattern...
Anonymous. [ca. 1596]. [Manuscript album of designs for lace and embroidery]. [Germany]. Manuscript book of designs for lace and embroidery. 69 pages of various designs hand-drawn ink designs against a printed grid. At back of book there are several designs in color. Dimensions: Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (20 x 14 cm) FROM: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/368249 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York). Related to the series: 1....
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I Frutti : The Fruits. Venetian Embroidery Patterns of 1564 . Edited and reformatted by Helen Hough. James G. Collins & Associates. 2018 Series: Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books. Related to the series:  Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance. This version of I Frutti is copyright by James G. Collins & Associates. A copy is provided here for individual personal use only. The copies of the original 1564 book are in The Bibliothèque nationale de France and the...
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Topics: Embroidery, Pattern book, Venice, Italy
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by Bretschneider, Andreas
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Bretschneider, Andreas. (1615). New Modelbüch . Leipzig: Henning Gross the younger. Etched hand-colored title page, 29 etched plates (including 3 counterproofs), 20 pages of designs including 4 duplicates. "Lotz 55 describes the 1619 edition, the only one known to Lotz. Of the 1619 edition he cites the complete copy in the Landesbibliothek, Kassel, an incomplete copy in Berlin, and 4 leaves in MMA. The facsimile published by Wasmuth of Berlin in 1892 is made from the Berlin copy. The...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace, Germany, Pattern Book
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by Hough, Helen; Ruessink, Franciska
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Transcriptions of over 500 charted designs, grouped in thematic categories and with attributions. These patterns were selected from works originally published in France, Germany, Italy, or Switzerland from the early 1550s through the early 1600s by Belin, da Sera, De Sessa, Gülfferich, Jobin, Nourry, Ostaus, Paganino, Pagano, Sainte Lucie, Schönsperger, Siebmacher, Vavassore, Vinciolo, Zoppino, and a 1596 anonymous manuscript . Includes a bibliography with online access information to...
Topics: Pattern books, Embroidery, Europe
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Index to over 250 early pattern books that were published in Europe between 1500 and 1700 and now available online. The main references section is arranged by a code reflecting the primary creator, date, and title. The references include bibliographic and access information for each located title and copy. Additional sections include brief indexes: various creators (authors, designers, engravers, & printers); -  by city of printing; - by decade, then region and city; and - Lotz numbers....
Topics: Pattern books, Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Europe
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Anonymous. ([15xx]). [ Livre de modeles pour broderie et tapisserie ]. [S.l.]: [s.n.]. In the collection of Bibliothèque nationale de France https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10548024n Identified as public domain For use information, consult the National Library of France. Hough: Anonymous15xx Livre BNFbtv1b10548024n
Topics: Embroidery, Tapestry, Needle work, Pattern books
Schonsperger, Johann. (1529). 1529 ein new getruckt model büchli auff außnehen unnd borttenwircken ynn der laden unnd lanngenn gestell. Ganntz gerecht nach abteilung der feden tzal. Augsburg: Johann Schonsperger. Title page, 45 pages of designs for weaving, lace and embroidery, and 5 manuscript pages of weaver's notations at back. Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (20 x 15.5 cm) MET Accession Number: 18.66.2 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/354650 Identified as Open...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Weaving, Pattern books, Germany
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by Furst, Rosina Helena; Hough, Helen; Ruessink, Franciska
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See also addenda:  Rosina Helena Furst: Into a New Era. Addenda: T.1: 1. Modelbuchs Driter theil, Plate 1. https://archive.org/details/FurstAddenda Transcriptions of several hundred charted designs, grouped in thematic categories and with attributions. These patterns are from the four books of designs by Rosina Helena Furst (Nuremberg, 1642-1709). Includes a bibliography with online access information to originals. This volume, together with Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance:...
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Egenolff, Christian
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In the collections of the Bayerische StaatsBibliothek. Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions http://mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb11164667-8
Topics: Embroidery, Frankfurt am Main, Lace and lace making, Needle work, Pattern book, Weaving
Imprint : Getruckt zu Basel : In Verlegung Ludwig Kuenigs, 1601 Description: [68?] Bl. : Ill. ; 17 x 20 cm Providing Institution: Universitätsbibliothek Basel DOI: https://doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-84989 “ A compilation of filet patterns from Vinciolo" (Sanderson) Lotz 48 (category)
Topics: Embroidery, Lace, Pattern book, Basel
In the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF; www.bnf.fr ). Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions.
Topics: Cologne, Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Needlework, Pattern book, Weaving
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by Egenolff, Christian
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Egenolff, Christian. (1535). Modelbuch aller art nehens und stickens. Mit etlichen newen künstlichen vormals verhaltenen stucken und staheln als: Venedigsche stern und gewirck. Uff der laden. und nach der zal. Die welisch weißarbeit. Glattstich creutzstich stickwerck . Frankfort am Mayn: Christian Egenolff. Illustrated title page, 26 pages of designs including 4 pages of animals and fish at the end. "According to Lotz loc.cit. this book is made up of three Egenolff books. The title...
Topics: Lace, Embroidery, Pattern books, Germany
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Thomas Trevelyon, Thomas; Hough, Helen (editor)
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Embroidery patterns from 1608 Format and essay copyright James G. Collins and Associates, Arlington TX. Derived from Thomas Trevelyon. Miscellany of 1608 . Folger Shakespeare Library MS V.b.232; formerly Folger MS 450517. http://luna.folger.edu/luna/servlet/s/nsixm6 The essay for this volume is provided online via the Internet Archive ( https://archive.org/ ) for individual personal, not for profit use; Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International The image...
Topics: Embroidery, Pattern book, England
Hoffman, Hans. (1556). New Modelbuch. Allen Nagerin unnd Sydenstickern Sehr nutzlich zu brauchen. Strassburg: Jacob Frohlich. Illustrated title page with Hoffman's monogram, narrative scene on verso of title page, dedication (2 pages), 49 pages of designs, page with publisher’s information, and narrative scene on last page. Dimensions: Overall: 7 5/16 x 5 5/16 in. (18.5 x 13.5 cm) MET Accession Number: 30.59.2 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/351696 Identified as...
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Description: (1), 50 sheets of plates, (1); Illustrations; quer-4 ° Note: The back of the title page is unprinted. The last sheet of position N (N4) is unprinted - title sheet in red and black print. The pages with woodcuts are printed on one side. Location of original: Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart: R 16 Mod 1 Persistente URL: http://digital.wlb-stuttgart.de/purl/kxp1669217477
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Pattern books
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Transcriptions of 500 charted designs selected from the works of Belin, Jobin, Nourry, Ostaus, Paganino, Pagano, Sainte Lucie, da Sera, Siebmacher and Zoppino, originally published in France, Germany, Italy, or Switzerland between 1527 and 1604. Bibliography with online access information to originals. Extensive index with illustrations. Together with Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance: Vinciolo - 36 Years (2016), Volumes 1 (2016) and 2 (2017) should, to the best of the current...
Topics: Pattern book, Embroidery, Embroidery, Europe
Pagano, Matheo. (1554). Giardineto novo di punti tagliati et gropposi per exercitio & ornamento delle donne . Venezia: Matteo Pagano. Title page with printer's mark and advice on verso, 45 pages of cut lace designs, including 1 design that covers 2 pages, poem on verso of last page. Dimensions: Overall: 7-5/8 x 6-3/8 x 1/4 in. (19.4 x 16.2 x 0.6 cm) MET Accession Number: 21.15.1bis Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/338670 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The...
Topics: Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Italy
Schonsperger, Johann. (1524). Ein new modelbuch auff aussnehen und borten wircken yn der laden und langen gestell gemert und gebessert mitt new andern modeln . Zwickau: Johann Schӧnsperger the Younger. Illustrated title page, page with author's signature and colophon, 29 pages of designs. Dimensions: 7 5/16 x 5 3/8 in. (18.5 x 13.6 cm) MET Accession Number: 29.71 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/354660 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Germany
Description: 1 uncounted sheet, 37 plates; Title woodcut, illustrations; quer-4° Note: Sheet D2 incorrectly labeled D3, sheet E3 incorrectly labeled E2, sheet J3 incorrectly labeled J2 - The back of the title page is unprinted. The panels are printed on one side with woodcuts - presumed printer after Arthur Lotz: Bibliographie der Modelbücher, No. 34. Location of original: Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart: R 16 Mod 1 Persistent URL:...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace, Pattern book, Needle work, Basel
Latomus, Sigismund. (1617). Schön newes Modelbuch, von sechshundert [600] ausserwehlten künstlichen sowol Italiaischen, Frantzosischen, Niderlandischen, Engellandischen als Teutschen Modeln; allen Seydenstickern, Nahterin und solcher Arbeit gefliessenen Weibspersohnen zu Nutz zugerichtet . Frankfurt am Main: Sigismundum Latomun. "Lotz 46 d 18 unnumbered, unsigned (trimmed) leaves of 34. No title." (MET) Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/16 × 13 3/8 in. (23 × 34 cm) MET Accession Number:...
Topics: Lace, Pattern books, Germany
19th century reprint collection of the four books Format; 1 vol. ([4]-8-[2] p.-[59] pl.) ; 41 cm Series:  Reproductions d'anciennes gravures d'orfèvrerie hollandaise II Contains 4 series of plates from A to D and a bibliographic notice on Balthasar Van Den Bos; Plates B. 2 and B. 11 are missing According to the bibliographic record, Balthasar Geertssen, known as Bos or Sylvius, joined the Antwerp guild of Saint-Luc in 1551; He drew various figures (foliage, interlacing, initials, arabesques)...
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Goldwork, Silverwork, Netherlands
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Bindoni, Giovanni Antonio; Hough, Helen
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Coloring Book formatted lace and embroidery patterns from the four titles attributed to Bindoni: Il Monte. Opera Nova di Recami and Il Monte Libro Second, ,/br> Ricchezze. Opera di Recami and Ricchezze Libro Secondo. Includes: a biographical essay of Giovanni Antonio Bindoni and an English translation of Jean Loubier's 1897 "Ein Venetianisches Modelbuch von Jahre 1559" entitled "A Venetian Pattern Book from 1559". Copyright James G. Collins & Associates. This volume...
Topics: Coloring book, Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Pattern book, Venice
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by Bos, Balthasar (Ilustrator)
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Bos, Balthasar (Ilustrator) Honnervogt, Jacques (Engraver) Bang, Hieronymus (Printer) Date: 1590-16?? Original in the collections of INHA, Bibliothèque de l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art https://bibliotheque-numerique.inha.fr/idurl/1/19242 Note: Likely Lotz (1963, Bibliographie der Modelbücher), #53 and/or #54 and attributed to Honnervogt (H. Sanderson)
Topic: Ornaments (decorative arts)
Pellegrino, Francesco di. (1546). Livre de Moresques. Tres utile et necessaire à tous orfevres, tailleurs, graveurs, paictres, tapissiers, brodeurs, lingieres, et femmes qui besognent de lesguille . Paris: Chez Hierosme de Gormont. [First published in Paris by Francesco Pellegrino in 1530 as La Fleur de la Science de Pourtraicture.] Title page, 1 page of text; 321 pages of ornamental designs. Dimensions: Overall: 12 x 8 5/16 x 1/4 in. (30.5 x 21.1 x 0.7 cm) MET Accession Number: 26.71.8...
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Pellegrino, Francesco di; Migeon, Gaston; Schemit, Jean
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La Fleur de la science de pourtraicture. Patrons de broderie, façon arabicque et ytalique, par Francisque Pellegrin 1530, Réimpression et fac-similé, avec introduction par Gaston Migeon, conservateur des objets d'arts au musée du Louvre . Paris: Jean Schemit, 1908   In the collections of the Bibliothèque de l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA). Identified as Open Licence (https://www.etalab.gouv.fr/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Open_Licence.pdf) Contact INHA about use permissions....
Topics: Ornaments, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, France
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Zoppino, Nicolo; Ongania, Ferdinando; Hough, Helen (photos)
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Personal photographic images as notes of the book (photography of uneven quality): Zoppino, Nicolo. (1537/1876). Gli universali de i belli recami antichi, e moderni Aristotile detto Goppino [sic] DSI (Raccolta di opere antiche sui disegni dei merletti di Venezia, 9). Venice: Ferdinando Ongania. Folio: 1 s., 50 bl. : ill., 24.9 x 16.5 cm. Original at the Smithsonian Institutions. An excellent reproduction of Ongania volume has been made available by Kathryn Goodwyn (C. Kathryn Newell) at:...
Topics: Pattern books, Italy, Venice
Gulfferich, Hermann. (1553). Modelbuch new aller art nehens und stickens. Jetzundt wider mit viel schoenen moedelen unnd stahlen, allen steinmetzen, schreinern, seidenstickern und nederinnen, sehr nuetzlich und luestig zugericht . Frankfurt am Main: Hermann Gülfferich. Illustrated title page, 76 pages of designs, and printer's mark on last page. Dimensions: Overall: 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in. (17.5 x 12.5 cm) MET Accession Number: 23.40 Available at:...
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In the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF; www.bnf.fr ). Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions.
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In the collection of the Bayerische StastsBibliothek. Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions. http:// mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb00026001-0
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Needle work, Nuremberg, Weaving
Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Bassée, Nicolaus; Hough, Helen (photos)
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Personal non-archival photographs of the book: Bassée. Nicolas. (1575). New Modelbuch, von allerhandt Art Nehens, Wirckens vnd Stickens : jetzt mit vielerley Welscher Arbeyt, Mödel vnd Stahlen : allen Steinmetzen, Seidenstickern vnd Näterin, sehr nützlich vnd künstlich, von neuwem Zugericht. Getruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn : In der Behausung Roseneck, bey Niclas Bassee, held in the Harvard University Library collections. Series: Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books Series: Charted...
Topics: Pattern books, Embroidery, Frankfort, Germany, Lace and lace making, Embroidery
Foresto, Giuseppe. (1564). Splendore delle virtuose giouani doue si contengono molte,varie mostre fogliami. Cioe punti in aere, et punti tagliati, bellissimi,... In Venetia appresso Jeronimo Calepino. Designed by Iseppo Foresto, published by Jeronimo Calepino, Venice. Title page with architectural frame, 31 pages of designs. Dimensions: Book: 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (19 x 14 cm) Met Accession Number: 21.45.2 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/349915 Identified as Open...
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Sessa, Melchiorre heirs; Hough, Helen (editor)
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Splendor / Le Pompe, New Work. I n which are found patterns for various & different kinds for making [lace] tapes, ribbons of gold, silk, thread, and other materials. Where elegant and skilled women will be able to create all types of works; various edgings, cuffs, collars, sleeve inserts, and many pleasing items. Le Pompe, opera nova nella quale si retrovano varie, & diversi sorti di mostre , per poter far cordelle ouer bindelle, d'oro, di seta, di filo, overo di altra cosa. Dove le...
Topics: Bobbin lace, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Italy
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Pellegrino, Francesco di. (1530). La fleur de la science de pourtraicture Et patrons de broderie. facon arabicque et ytalique. Cum privilegio Regis [Ce present livre a est imprime a Paris par Jaques Nyverd. Le. IX. jour daoust. Lan de grace mil cinq ce[n]s. XXX. Pour noble ho[m]me messire Francisque Pelegrin. De Florence. On les vend a Paris en la grant rue sainct Anthoyne devant les Tournelles au logis de monseigneur le conte de Carpes. Par messire Fra[n]cisque Pelegrin. De Florence]. Original...
Topics: Ornaments, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, France
Quentel, Peter. (1529). Eyn new kunstlich boich dair yn .c. und .XXXVII. Figuren, monster ad `stalen befonden, wie man na der rechter art lauffer werck spansche stiche mit der naelen vort up der ramen und up der laden borden wirckenn sall wilche stalen alltzo somen verbessert synt. Koln: Peter Quentel. "Published by Peter Guentel, Cologne, woodcut border designed by Anton Woensam von Worms.... The patterns are close copies of Schonsperger's second book except for the borders on sig. aii,...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Germany
Jobin, Bernhard. (1598). Neu künstlichs Modelbuch: Von allerhand artlichen und gerechten Modeln, auff der laden zuwircken . Strassburg: Bernard Jobin. Facsimile illustrated title page of 1579 edition, poem (2 pages), and 44 pages of designs. Dedication differently set and with changes in spelling and capitalization. Type-ornament borders differ in arrangement of elements. 46 leaves of 47. Sigs: A - L 4, M 3. Signature H 3 missing. Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (15.5 x 20 cm) MET...
Topics: Embroidery, Pattern book, Germany
Foillet, Jacques. (1598). Nouveaux pourtraicts de point coupé et dantelles en petite, moyenne & grande forme . Nouvellement inventez & mis en lumière . Imprimé à Montbeliard, par Jacques Foillet. Original book has graphic images printed on one side of the leaf only. Pages with no text, writing, or images have been deleted from the file loaded here. See the Bibliothèque nationale de France file for these deleted pages. Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France....
Topics: Embroidery, Ornaments, Lace and lace making, France
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New Pattern Book [1561] of All Kinds of Bobbin Laces. Hough, Helen. (Editor). Brad Gulliford & Helen Hough, Collaborative translators of original preface. Other parts translated by Helen Hough. Nüw Modelbuch von allerley gattungen Däntelschnür, was created in 1561 by M. R. and published by Christoph Froschauer. It is a landmark in bobbin lace pattern books as it is one of the earliest ones currently known. In addition, most of the earlier needlecraft pattern books focus on embroidery,...
Topics: Bobbin lace, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Germany, Switzerland
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Lace pattern plates derived from Du debvoir des filles traicte brief, et fort utile… volumes at the Beaux-Arts de Paris (Paris, France), Bodleian Library (University of Oxford, Oxford, England), Carnegie Museum of Art, Library (Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.), Universitäts bibliothek Erfurt / Forschungs-bibliothek Gotha ( Erfurt, Germany ), KBR, Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels, Belgium), National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England), Petit Palais, musée des Beaux Arts de la...
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Ciotti, Giovanni Battista. 1591. Prima parte de' fiori,disegni di varie sorti di ricami moderni. Come merli, bauari, manichetti,altri nobili lavori, che al presente sono in vso . Appresso Nicolo Moretti, ad instantia di Francesco di Franceschi. Written by Giovanni Battista Ciotti, published by Francesco de' Franceschi, Italian, active 16th century. Title page with printer's mark, dedication with woodcut initial letter, 14 pages of designs. Dimensions: Overall: 5 5/16 x 7 5/16 in. (13.5 x 18.5...
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by Schonsperger, Johann
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Schonsperger, Johann. 1525-1529. Ein ney Furmbüchlein . Augsburg: Johann Schӧnsperger "According to Lotz there should be 19 leaves, signed A - D4, E 3 with 26 pages of patterns and lettering." (MET) 18 leaves, unnumbered. Sigs: A 2, B - E 4 (last leaf blank). Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (20 x 15.5 cm) MET Accession Number: 18.66.1 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/354716 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New...
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Pagano, Matheo. (1546). Il spechio di pensieri delle belle et virtudiose donne dove si vede varie sorti de ponti cioe ponti taliati ponti groposi ponti in redeponti in stiora . Venezia: Matteo Pagano. Illustrated title page, text on verso of title page and continues on recto of page 2, illustration of women at work on page 2 (verso), 16 pages of designs, last page (verso) contains publisher's signature. Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (20.5 x 15 cm) MET Accession Number: 37.54 Available...
Topics: Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Pattern books, Italy
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by Siebmacher, Johann; Wasmuth, Ernst (Publisher); Hough, Helen (photos)
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Personal photographic images as notes of the book (photography of uneven quality): Joh. Sibmacher's Kreuzstich Muster: 36 Tafeln der Ausgabe v. J. 1604. Berlin: Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth, 1909. Facsim. of selected plates from Siebmacher's Newes Modelbuch in Kupffer gemacht, originally published at Nuremberg in 1604. [2], 36 leaves : all ill. ; 18 x 21 cm. Book held at the Smithsonian Institutions. Series: Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books Series: Charted Embroidery Patterns of the...
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In the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF; https://www.bnf.fr ). Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions.
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Zoppino, Niccolo. (1529). Esemplario di lavori, dove le tenere fanciullealtre donne nobile potranno facilmente imparare il modoordine di lavorare, cusire, raccamare,finalmente far tutte quelle gentilezzelodevoli opere, le quali po' fare una donna virtuosa con laco [!] in mano, con li suoi compassi, misure. Venice: Nicolo Zoppino. Illustrated title page, preface, 31 pages of designs, printer's device on last page. Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 7 1/4 x 15/16 in. (23.7 x 18.4 x 2.4 cm) MET Accession...
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Vavassore, Florio
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Vavassore, Florio. (1532). Esemplario di lavori. Venedig: Giovanni Andrea Vavassore. Illustrated title page (signed at bottom by Florio Vavassore) with text on verso, 47 pages of designs including double-page cut of Orpheus, last page contains text. Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 6 5/16 in. (21.5 x 16 cm) MET Accession Number: 18.74 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/358089 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York). Related to the...
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Getruckt zu Basel : In Verlegung Ludwig Künigs, 1599 Description: Aggregation of images from other pattern books. There are patterns from Pagano, Vinciolo, Vecellio, and Siebmacher all thrown together. (Sanderson) [35] images. : woodcut; 16 X 20 CM Bibliographic reference: KVK, Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue: COPAC; Lotz, A. Bibliogr. der Modelbücher, 2nd ed., 1963, Nr. 35 Providing Institution: Universitätsbibliothek Basel, Rb 1173 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3931/e-rara-84553 
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[Corona delle nobili et virtuose donne] Milano: Ulrico Hoepli. Vecellio, Cesare. Melani, Alfredo. Vecchi, Alesandro de (Printer). Hoepli, Ulrico (Publisher). (1617/1886). In the collections of Westsachsische Hochschule Zwickau Contact this institution for additional information on use permissions > http://digital.slub-dresden.de/id448265370
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Cochin, Nicolas. (1645). Livre nouveau de fleurs tres-util pour l'art d'orfevrerie, et autres . Paris, chez Balthazar Montcornet. Title page and 12 sheets - detailed flowers above; landscape scenes below. Dimensions: Sheets: 3 1/8 × 4 7/16 in. (7.9 × 11.3 cm) Met Accession Number: 53.600.261 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/search-results#!/search?q=53.600.261 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York). Related to the series: 1. Charted...
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by Hough, Helen; Latomus, Sigismundus
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Transcriptions of charted designs in Sigismundus Latomus's 1622 Schön newes Modelbuch, von 540. schönen auszerwehlten Künstlichen, so wol Italiänischen, Französischen, Niderländischen, Engelländischen, als Teutschen Mödeln. Thumbnail images of entire book, full size transcriptions of charts, short essay.
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by Giovanni Bazzachi; Hough, Helen (photos)
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Personal non-archival photographs of the book: Bazzachi, Giovanni. (1592). Nova scielta de' piv belli lavori, et ricami, ch'oggidi s'vsano. Doue si veggono varie sorti di merli, grandi, & piccioli, mostre di punti tagliati, & punti in aria, & rosette diuerse ... In Piacenza, Appresso Giouanni Bazachi. held in the Harvard University Library collections. Harvard University, Houghton Library scanned version may be viewed at...
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by Shorleyker, Richard; Helen Hough
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Reference thumbnails of and access information for Shorleyker, Richard. (1624). A schole-house for the needle. [Bk 2 only, entitled:] Here foloweth certaine patternes of cut-workes …. London, England: R. Shorleyker..br/> The original is in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, England. Images of this text are available as part of the microfilm Early English Books , by UMI in 1966 and digitized from the microfilm in 1999 for EEBO ( Early English Books Online) from ProQuest. Check your...
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by Siebmacher, Johann; Wasmuth, Ernst
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Johann Sibmacher's Neues Stick- und Spitzen-Musterbuch in 60 Blattern. Nach der Ausgabe vom Jahre 1604 . Herausgegeben von Dr. J. D. Georgens. Berlin : Wasmuth, 1881. 60 plates ; oblong and 8vo. From the Collection of the Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts. Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance - CEPR Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books - EMEL
Topics: Needle work, Lace and lace making, Embroidery, Germany, Pattern books
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Florimi, Matteo. (1591). Fiori di ricami nuouamente posti in luce: nequali sono v[a]rii, et diuersi disegni di lauori: come merli, bauari, manichetti,altre sorte di opere, che al presente sono in vso, vtilissimi ad ogni stato di donne. Venice: Francesco de' Franceschi. Designed by Matteo Florimi, Italian, active Siena, ca. 1581-died 1613, published by Francesco de' Franceschi, Italian, active 16th century, Venice. Title page with foliage-patterned border, dedication on verso of title page with...
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Schonsperger, Johann. (1527). Ein new Modelbuch auff aussnehen und porten wircken in der Laden unnd langengestell Gemert und gepessert mit 105 andern Modeln. [Zwickau]: Johann Schonsperger]. In the collection of Bibliothèque nationale de France https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b105480488 Identified as public domain For use information, consult the National Library of France. Hough: Schonsperger1527EinNewBNFbtv1b105480488 Lotz (group): 2d Whiting: 553
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Personal non-archivel photographs of the book: Steiner, Heinrich. (1533). Ain new Modelbuch aufi' aussnehen und porten wircken in der Laden und langen gestell. Augurg: Heinrich Steiner. from the Harvard University Library collections. Series: Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books Series: Charted Embroidery Patterns of the Renaissance Associated with the series: Design Elements of Renaissance Embroidery
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by Latomus, Sigmund
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Latomus, Sigismund. (1608). Schön newes Modelbuch, von 500.... Frankfurt am Main: Sigismundum Latomun. Illustrated and hand-colored title page, 94 pages of designs for lace and embroidery. The cuts are all copies of earlier ones, by Vecellio, Sibmacher, Ostaus, Schonsperger, Da Sera, Guentel, etc. This copy, if complete, signed A - N 8, with 103 leaves of patterns but Leaves 27, 30, 65, 72, 73, 80, 90, 95 and 104 are missing. Sigs: A - C 8, D 6 (D 3 & 6 are missing), E - H 8, (I-K 6 with...
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Vorsterman, Willem. (af 1527). Ce est ung tractat de la noble art de leguille ascavoir ouvraiges de spaigne. Antwerp: Willem Vosterman. Illustrated title page with illustration of man and woman on verso, 44 pages of designs. MET Notes: Same page numbering and quantity as Nouveau Traite touchant l'excellence du travaill'aiguille, du point espagnol et du lissage au metier, tres-necessairetous ceux qui veulent acquerir une parfaite connaissance des ouvrages de couture, de piqûre, de broderie,...
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Danieli, Bartolomeo. (1639). Vari disegni di merletti [Operetta d'intagliati lauor] . Bologna: Agostino Parisini &  Giovanni Battista Negroponte. Designs for needle and bobbin lace techniques Dimensions: Book: 13 3/8 × 19 5/16 in. (34 × 49 cm) Met Accession Number: 37.47.2 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/348344 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York). Related to the series: 1. Charted Embroidery Patterns of the...
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Parasole, Isabella/ Elisabetta Catanea
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Parasole, Isabella/ Elisabetta Catanea. (1610). Fiore D'Ogni Virtu Per le Nobili Et Honeste Matrone . Rome: Facchetti, Antonio. Title page with Spanish arms, dedication, 37 pages of designs, Spanish arms on last page. Dimensions: Overall: 7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (20 x 26 cm) MET Accession Number: 37.1 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/355096 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York). Related to the series: 1. Charted Embroidery...
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Ciotti, Giovanni Battista. 1591. Prima parte de' fiori,disegni di varie sorti di ricami moderni. Come merli, bauari, manichetti,altri nobili lavori, che al presente sono in vso . Appresso Nicolo Moretti, ad instantia di Francesco di Franceschi. Written by Giovanni Battista Ciotti, printed by Nicolo Moretti, Venice, published by Francesco de' Franceschi, Italian, active 16th century. Title page lacking, dedication with woodcut initial letter, 12 pages of designs, last page with printer's mark...
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Current as of 2019, November 1, Information About and Link To: First published Rome, 1525. Comprises calligraphic specimens and instructional text copied from Tagliente and Arrighi. Twenty p. printed letterpress, the remainder from woodcut blocks. Full-page ill. on A1v depicts writing implements. Initials, some historiated. Arithmetical tables, p. [41-48], with notice at end: Angelus Mutinen. Composuit Bonacini, C. Arti scrittorie In the collections of Getty Research Institute Contact this...
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by Pagano, Matheo
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Pagano, Matheo. (1563). Trionfo Di Virtu. Libro Novo . Venezia: Matteo Pagano. "Incomplete copy. Illustrated title page belongs to Trionfo . 29 pages of the designs taken from Zoppino's Esemplario (Lotz 65) and remaining from Tagliente Essemplio (Lotz 64)." (MET) Dimensions: Overall: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in. (25 x 20 cm) MET Accession Number: 37.47.1 Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/354983 Identified as Open Access, CC0, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New...
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Richard, Jehan. (1549). Livre artificieur et tres prouffitable pour pointres, tailleurs des imaiges, et daantiques, orfeuvres, et plusieurs aultres gens ingenieuses, Nouvellement imprimes , L'an 1549. Antwerp.   In the collections of the Bibliothèque de l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA). Identified as Open Licence (https://www.etalab.gouv.fr/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Open_Licence.pdf) Contact INHA about use permissions.  ...
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A loose translations of Tagliente's sewing, embroidery, and painting instructions
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Early Modern Embroidery and Lace Pattern Books
by Pagano, Matteo; Hough, Helen; Caputo, Alessandra; Sanderson, Hastings
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A collection of reticella lace patterns from the publications of Matteo Pagano (1515-1588): Giardineto novo di punti tagliati et gropposi per exercitio & ornamento delle donne, 1544, 1550 ; Ornamento delle belle & virtuose donne, 1544, 1550, 1554 ; Spechio di pensieri delle belle et virtudiose donne , 1544, 1546. These lace pattern designs are beautiful and useful on their own but are especially important as examples of the bridge between the early pattern books of embroidery and the...
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In the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France ( www.bnf.fr ). Contact this institution for additional information about use permissions.
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