Manuscript book of 97 leaves mostly with text on the rectos and drawings or samples on the versos. Several leaves in the center are blank. There are 53 tipped-in samples of fabric, some sewn to show technique, 17 of which are lace. Also 2 paper samples, 6 yarns and a threaded needle. The author covered the boards with green paper titled by hand. Very good. The paper covers are soiled and worn. Item #22026
A unique and fascinating manuscript with thoroughly detailed descriptions, drawings and instructions, all in a very neat and legible hand.