Civil War Era Ladies' Crochet & Tatted Mazarin Cape Pattern
Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication
Originally Published 1868!
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Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication for an Authentic Victorian - Civil War Era Lady's Crochet and Tatting Mazarin Cape Pattern! Originally published in 1868! What could be more darling for historical reenactment than this?
A lovely feminine Authentic Civil War Era Lady's Crochet & Tatted "Mazarin Cape" Pattern for you to recreate! As you can see it has a lovely fit and drape to it and can be customized by you however your needlework muse desires!
"This cape is worked in open crochet ornamented with tatting. It will be greatly improved if floss silk is introduced...The centre should then be white, with colored trimming, but any two colors that contrast well look well, as pearl gray with crimson, mauve with amber, or violet with gray."
Recommended yarn colors is white and a contrasting color of whatever you fancy!
Pretty for you, pretty for gifts and pretty for posterity! (Original is not for sale)
This item is a great resource for those who are Civil War, Antebellum and Victorian historical reenactment enthusiasts, opera, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!
Unlike other antique pattern sellers Dakota Prairie Treasures stands alone in providing especially created yarn threads, needle and hooks conversion charts with every antique crochet and knitting pattern product! We researched and created a guide with 3 very detailed conversion charts to assist you in selecting the correct modern equivalent of yarns, thread, needle or hooks. No more guess work or false starts on your needlework projects!
The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! This is a beautiful item and sure to delight you and yours!
The antique and vintage yarns, threads, ribbons, hooks, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework Single Pattern, CD and Spiral Bound Book Republications for your creative needle working pleasure!
The item you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have hours of enjoyment making and recreating this antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-great-grandmothers did!
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