Stay tuned to see more of The History of Little Fanny, an 1812 paper doll book from the Rhode Island Historical Society’s collection.
We’re showcasing this piece as we prepare for What Cheer Day, which will take place Saturday, October 25 at the John Brown House Museum in Providence. One of our featured activities will be a paper doll making station.
(via Special Collections University of Iowa)
The third part of the Bible : (after some division) containing five excellent bookes : most commodious for all Christians, 1632. Contemporary embroidered binding; worked in colored & silver thread on white satin; edges gauffered & gilt.
Houghton Library, Harvard University
I love me some embroidered book covers.
(via Fuck Yeah Needlework)