Pattern Book

Pattern Book

Item Info

Item No: frkm075000
Title: Pattern Book
Scripts/Text: Cursive
Language: German
Physical Description: 158 leaves
Material: Laid paper, ink, watercolor
Watermark: Whatman, J. New Castle Co., Del. 1771
Category: Pattern book (Musterbuch)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Manuscript codex.

Binding: Quarter-bound in leather over paper boards.

Red and black watercolor patterns throughout.

Pencil names and doodles on back blank pages. This represents the only text in the book.


Gravell, Thomas L. and George Miller. A Catalogue of Foreign Watermarks Found on Paper Used in America, 1700-1835. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1983, (757-758) p. 22.

Image Dimensions Width: 20.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 75

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