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Hood family pattern book and related material.
England, ca. 1822
Physical Description:
1 volume (94 leaves) ; 26 x 20 cm and 28 items
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT800 .H4 1822 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
The pattern book is bound in contemporary half leather and marbled boards. The paper is watermarked "BUDGEN 1815."
Manuscript pattern book, together with a packet of patterns on paper, newspaper and card, with handwritten instructions, armorial designs for needlework including the Hood family, and a design for an altar cloth with the note (twice) “pattern for an altar cloth worked by Jane Viscountess Hood for Cricket St. Thomas” (Somerset). Each page bears one or more designs for needlework or lace patterns drawn in ink with gray wash highlights.
The volume is inscribed: "Miss Hood 1822." It could be the work of Jane Viscountess Hood, formerly Wheler (also Wheeler), 1754-1847.
Subject Terms:
Hood family.
Hood, Jane, Viscountess, 1754-1847.
Lace and lace making -- Patterns.
Needlework -- Patterns.
Pattern books.
Ink drawings.
Hood, Jane, Viscountess, 1754-1847.
Hotham, Jane Sarah, Lady, 1817-1907.

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