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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library

Established in 1962, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library is one of the major art history reference libraries in the country. Free and open year-round on weekdays, the Clark Library is – rare among research collections – open to the public without qualification. Focusing on post-medieval art, the Clark Library’s collection is outstanding in Italian and Northern Renaissance, Baroque, and French nineteenth-century, history of photography, and contemporary art fields and is well ...



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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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"Il paraîtra un Cahier tous les mois." Contains Cahiers 7 to 12 bound together
Topic: Textile design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Watson, Mrs
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Copies of designs chiefly in ink. Some designs on slips of paper laid in. Other designs pasted on inside of front and back covers
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament -- France, Decoration and ornament -- Directoire style
Source: folio
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Color title page
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Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Maison Robert, firm, Paris; Ducroquet, Victor
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Mounted label on inside of front cover: Maison Robert, Victor Ducroquet, gendre et successeur, no. 78312
Topics: Textile fabrics -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
vii, 318 p. 29 cm
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Title page and dedication lithographed
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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The double plate consists of mounted color specimens
Topics: Stencil work, Decoration and ornament
xvi, 329 p. illus., 36 plates, 6 fold. plans. 36 cm
Topic: Strasbourg (France)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Ward, James, 1851-1927
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"Chiefly consist of a series of class lectures, delivered to the students of the Macclesfield School of Art."
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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1st English edition pub. 1886. cf. Pataky, v.1, p. 155
Topic: Needlework
Added title-page, "Livre d'ornements, par Liénard ... Année MDCCCLXXII" and three special title-pages, lettered A,B,C, "Spécimens de la décoration et de l'ornementation au XIXme siècle, par Lienard", all with ornamental borders. First published in 1866. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topic: Decorative arts -- Netherlands -- History -- 19th century
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Brandon-Jones, Anne
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x, 40 p. : 25 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910; Buckle, Mary
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xxi, 262 p. 20 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Color t.p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Plates accompanied by leaves with descriptive letterpress and illustrations not included in pagination
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Vincent, W. D. F. (William D. F.), 1860-1926
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56 p. 28 cm
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Topics: Tailoring (Women's), Clothing and dress
Cover title: Flowers conventionalized
Topic: Botanical illustration
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Stephenson, Charles; Suddards, F
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Half title: Ornamental design for woven fabrics
Topics: Textile fabrics, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Added t.-p., illuminated
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Topics: Ink, Calligraphy
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Perkins, George C; Ford, Anna Grayson; M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co
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133 p. 21 cm
Topics: Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting, Silk
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Sugden, Alan Victor; Edmondson, John Ludlam
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Some plates printed on both sides
Topic: Wallpaper
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Cover title: Briggs' patent
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Fürst, Paul, ca. 1605-1666
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Teil 1: Frontispiece and two plates missing. Neues Mödelbuch... Nürnberg, Paulus Fürsten,1689. Lötz, A., Bibliography der Modelbücher, No. 59b
Topics: Embroidery, Design
At head of title: Arte francés moderno aplicado
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942; Imprimerie Lemercier et cie, lithographer
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In portfolio; Plates with imprint: "M.P. Verneuil, Del.," Schmid, dit. Laurens, dit.," and "Imp. Lemercier."
Topics: Stencil work, Decoration and ornament, Photographically illustrated books., Color lithographs.,...
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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63 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Crocheting
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Art, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Cousine Claire; Tedesco, François, pub., Paris
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5 fold. transfer patterns in pocket
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Saint-Aubin, Charles Germain de, 1721-1786
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50 p., 10 leaves of plates : 40 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Moises, Fr
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Cover title
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
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Title in pencil on inside cover. In box. Label in bottom of box: Distributed by Boston Book & Art Shop. Contains plates 1-60. [Japanese designs from Ukiyoe prints (call number: NK1484 J35) contains a partial set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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[4] p. 20 x 29 cm
Topic: Embroidery
"Darstellung der schonsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen in Natur und Styl zur praktischen Verwerthung fur das gesammte Gebiet der Kunst und des Kunstgewerbes in reichem Gold- und Farbendruck."; "Darstellung der sch_nsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen ... in reichem Farben-, Gold- und Silberdruck nach Original-Entwrfen von den hervorragendsten Knstlern. Ornament und kunstgewerblischer Theil von Professor A. Seder"--Vol. [1], added title page; Issued complete in 2 series,...
Topics: Plants in art--Pictorial works, Botanical illustration--History--19th century--Pictorial works,...
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Topics: Embroidery, Design
Source: folio
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by Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
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Exhibited:"Gothic Revival and Chromolithography in Nineteenth Century Books on Ornament," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
Originally issued as supplements to the Journal. -- Cf. Pref. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Tatting, Lace and lace making, Decoration and ornament|,...
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Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Initials
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Butterick Publishing Company
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152 p. : 28 cm
Topic: Tatting
Cover title. Many plates have running title: Costume Parisien, with embroidery patterns related to costume shown. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Embroidery, Costume--France--History--19th century, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Fashion,...
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by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Caption title
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Topics: Embroidery, Design
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On cover and spine: 16186-16284
Topics: Silk -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
viii, 560 p. 25 cm
Topic: Color
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Unsigned sketchbook of pen, pencil, and watercolor drawings, some dated and with locations in Rome, Naples, and Cairo. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Drawings, Drawings -- 19th century, Watercolor painting, Notebooks, Decoration and ornament,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Read, Eliza
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On inside of front cover: M... Read, 15 Gt. Cumberland St., Hyde Park. Name Eliza Read on some of the designs. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design, Pattern books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Detail studies
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Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Art, Japanese
Plate 21 missing, in color and in black and white
Topics: Embroidery -- Germany -- Early works to 1800, Embroidery -- Patterns -- Early works to 1800,...
Source: folio
"Darstellung der schonsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen in Natur und Styl zur praktischen Verwerthung fur das gesammte Gebiet der Kunst und des Kunstgewerbes in reichem Gold- und Farbendruck."; "Darstellung der schonsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen ... in reichem Farben-, Gold- und Silberdruck nach Original-Entwurfen von den hervorragendsten Kunstlern. Ornament und kunstgewerblischer Theil von Professor A. Seder"--Vol. [1], added title page; Issued complete in 2 series,...
Topics: Plants in art--Pictorial works, Botanical illustration--History--19th century--Pictorial works,...
Source: folio
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2 v. : 28 cm
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Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Brainerd & Armstrong Co
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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by Tymms, W. R. (William Robert); Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877
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Illustrated t.-p. in colors
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Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts
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by Caulfeild, S. F. A. (Sophia Frances Anne), 1824-1911; Saward, Blanche C
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At head of title: Dedicated to H.R.M. Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne
Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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In portfolio
Topic: Macramé
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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No. t.-p. Information from dealer's description laid in
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Most of the plates are printed on both sides. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Geometry in art, Geometry in architecture, Architectural design, Form...
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by Kerzman, Marie Louise
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79 p. : 23 cm
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Topic: Knitting
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104 p., [82] leaves of plates : 32 cm
Topic: Textile fabrics
No text; issued in 10 parts; Each plate signed: "Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin." Plates are with imprint: "Kunstanst von Ernst Wasmuth" and "Arnold Lyongrn erf."; Clark Art Library lacking v.2.; Abth. 1. Pflanzen.--abth. 2. V_gel und schmetterlinge; Portfolio, half bound in red cloth over brown boards, black text to spine and upper cover, double black ruling to upper cover, with red cloth ties
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Decoration and ornament--Animal...
Source: folio
2 p. l., 377, [1] p. ; 19 cm
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Thiriez & Cartier-Bresson; Cartier-Bresson, Mme
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32 p. : 24 cm
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Topic: Tatting
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by Lessing, Julius, 1843-1908
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In portfolio
Topic: Embroidery
Forms part of The Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Beadwork, Tapestry, Netting, Chenille, Dressmaking,...
Cover title
Topics: Lettering, Commercial catalogs, Sample books
Source: folio
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Title from spine. Pencil note: "Gravures de 17e siècle". Binding by Champs Stroobants Sr. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Plants in art, Graphic arts--17th century, Decoration and...
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by Palliser, Bury, Mrs., 1805-1878
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Bibliography: p. 405-443
Topic: Lace and lace making
Bookplate of Marie Wiley Giles. In portfolio. Missing plates: 3-7, 9, 11-12, 21, 24-25, 30, 37, 41, 52, 54-55, 59, and 60. Designs selected from Ukiyoe prints (NK1484 U4) contains a full set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
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by Rouyer, A., firm, Paris
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Cover title. At head of title: No. 279. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design, Decoration and ornament, Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873
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Title within colored ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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Cover title
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Alphabets
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Ogilby, John, 1600-1676; Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, ill; Stoop, Dirck, ca. 1618-1686, ill; Barlow, Francis, 1626?-1702, ill; Lombart, Pierre, 1612-1682, ill
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Signatures: pt. 1. [A]-C² D-Ee⁴ Ff²; pt. 2. [A]-D² E-Hh⁴ Ii²
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In portfolio
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Primitive, Decoration and ornament
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by Nonotuck Silk Company
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Cover title, 1895-96: Florence home needlework with Corticelli silk. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Needlework, Lace and lace making, Embroidery--Design, Fancy work, Crocheting, Knitting,...
137 p. 28 cm
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Topics: Color, Printing