Portfolio of needlework patterns

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1866-1964 ?

GUSN

GUSN-24285

Description

Hand-made brown cardboard portfolio of needle work patterns, containing nine vellum leaves, a piece of carbon paper and a commercial pattern, "At the point of the Needle," possibly torn from magazine. Portfolio hand lettered in black ink "Designs." Hand drawn patterns of letters, vines and flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pattern books
needlework (visual works)
cardboard
Cardboard
Vellum
Pattern, Needlework

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5164