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1884 Strawbridge & Clothier Instruction Book for Crazy Patchwork

1884 Strawbridge & Clothier Instruction Book for Crazy Patchwork

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Booklet: "CRAZY PATCHWORK. ALL THE NEW FANCY STITCHES ILLUSTRATED AND PLAIN INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING THE PATCHWORK. Price, - 25 Cents. PUBLISHED BY STRAWBRIDGE & CLOTHIER, Eighth & Market Sts., Philadelphia; COPYRIGHT 1884 BY STARWBRIDGE & CLOTHIER." It contains a page of general instructions and six pages of transfer patterns to be dampened and pressed with a hot iron. These are motifs for embroidery and designs for edging the patches.
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Object Name
Instruction book
instruction book
date made
Strawbridge & Clothier
place made
United States: New York, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 10 in x 10 in; 25 cm x 25 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. J. W. McBurney
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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