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Pattern book

Pattern book

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1786-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, satin, paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pattern book containing 370 pages of textile samples, and including different colourways of the same pattern. The pages are divided by season. Most of the patterns are floral-like.

The front cover has '1786 Watered Silks and figured satins' in ink. There are other various labels, some are misleading.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1786-1795 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk, satin, paper

Marks and inscriptions

'1786 Watered Silks and figured satins'
In ink on the front cover


Width: 33 cm cover, Length: 55 cm spine, Thickness: 13 cm spine, Weight: 12.02 kg

Descriptive line

Pattern book containing 370 pages of textile samples, England, 1786-1795


Textiles; Books; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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