Silk from a sample book put together in France between 1895 and 1905. Collections of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection at the Clark Institute in Massachusetts but found through an article from the Public Domain Review.

Black with floral. Number 16187. Page 5. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n5/mode/1up
Plaid. Number 16188. Page 7. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n7/mode/1up
Dots in black and medium blue. Number 16190. Page 11. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n11/mode/1up
Floral stripe. Page 16. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n16/mode/1up
Dark red floral. Number 16196. Page 23. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n23/mode/1up
Flowers and animals. Number 16198. Page 27. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalizing Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/frenchsilksample00unse/page/n27/mode/1up

Lace designs from back when making lace was popular with aristocratic ladies who were always in need of new patterns. Taken from Isabella Parasole and Elisabetta Catanea’s 1616 work “Teatro delle nobili et virtuose donne, dove si reppresentano varii disegni di lavori novamente inventatidisegnati de Elisabetta Catanea.”

‘Lavori a punto reticella.” Number 7. Page 5. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 0. via https://archive.org/details/Parasole1616TeatroMET/page/n5/mode/2up
‘Lavori a punto reticella.” Number 8. Page 5. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 0. via https://archive.org/details/Parasole1616TeatroMET/page/n5/mode/2up
“Lavori de Maglia.” Number 44. Page 37. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 0. via https://archive.org/details/Parasole1616TeatroMET/page/n37/mode/2up

Illustrations and textile designs. American. Stevan Dohanos, designer and illustrator. Living from 1907 to 1994, Dohanos is best known for his covers for the “Saturday Evening Post.”

“Four Seasons.” Textile design that was also used as a cover illustration for Famous Artists Magazine, Volume 6, Number 1, Autumn 1957. Design ca. 1950. American. Casein on board. © Estate of the artist. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/ADVERTISING-STEVAN-DOHANOS-Four-Seasons?saleno=2526&lotNo=5&refNo=766080
“Four H Fair.” Undated. American. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2002 – 2020 by Wayfair LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.wayfair.com/decor-pillows/pdx/marmont-hill-four-h-fair-by-stevan-dohanos-painting-print-on-wrapped-canvas-marm2869.html
“Catching Home Run Ball.” Done for the “Saturday Evening Post.” 1950. American. © Estate of the artist. Image  © 2020 Saturday Evening Post Society. Fair use license. via https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2014/10/stevan-dohanos/

Textiles designed by American textile designer Marion Dorn Kauffer. Living from 1896 to 1964, she also designed wallpaper.

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“Omar Khayyam” tablecloth. 1950. American. Screen printed on cotton plain weave. Marion Dorn Kauffer, designer. Leacock Quality Hand Prints (USA), manufacturer. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2020/05/11/a-poetic-tablecloth/

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Carpet design from a book of carpet designs. ca. 1928. Watercolor and gouache on photostats mounted on wove paper. Marion Dorn Kauffer and E. McKnight Kauffer, designers. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18754923/

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“Saint John.” 1940. Textile. Marion Dorn Kauffer, designer. Warner & Sons, manufacturer. Image © 2020 Warner Textile Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.warnertextilearchive.co.uk/blog/marion-dorn-and-warner-sons/

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“Scarlatti.” 1938. Textile. Marion Dorn Kauffer, designer. Warner & Sons, manufacturer. Image © 2020 Warner Textile Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.warnertextilearchive.co.uk/blog/marion-dorn-and-warner-sons/

Wallpaper and textile designs from Atelier Martine, the wallpaper and textile arm of fashion designer Paul Poiret’s fashion empire. Atelier Martine started up in Paris around 1910 with shops in Berlin, London, and Philadelphia. They closed around 1929.

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“Eucalyptus.” Black background with six colors, white, lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, two tones of verdigris and dark green. Wallpaper design. ca. 1912. Impression from a cylinder. Collection of the Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Image © Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Fair use license. via http://archive.printeresting.org/2012/05/02/atelier-martine-wallpapers-paris-1911-1929/

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“Iris.” Pearl gray background with grass green, pink, light blue, purple, yellow, and black. Wallpaper design. ca. 1912. Impression from a cylinder. Impression from a cylinder. Collection of the Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Image © Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Fair use license. via http://archive.printeresting.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Iris1.jpg

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Panel of dress or furnishing fabric. 1920-29. Block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/86367/panel-dress-or-furnishing-fabric

Panel, block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. 1920-1925.
Panel, block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. 1920-1925. Possibly by Atelier Martine. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/86403/panel

Beautiful antique fans. All lovely. Fan d’Evantails, Paris.

Fan in a balloon shape. ca. 1900-1920. Art Deco in style.
Fan in a balloon shape. ca. 1900-1920. Painted fabric sheet with a bone mount. Maker not known. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1828-ballon-art-deco-eventail-vers-1900-1920.html

Clematis fan. Art Nouveau in style.
Clematis fan. Art Nouveau in style. Black gauze embroidered with sequins of various colors. Frame in real or perhaps faux tortoiseshell encrusted with sequins. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/2349-clematites-eventail-art-nouveau.html

Dragonfly balloon fan. Art Nouveau in style.
Dragonfly balloon fan. Art Nouveau in style. Silk mesh balloon sheet embroidered with golden and pearly pastilles. Horn mount, encrusted with golden pastilles. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/517-libellule-eventail-art-nouveau.html

Balloon fan, black fan with a sunray motif. Early 20th c.
Balloon fan, black fan with a sunray motif. Early 20th c. Tulle in black embroidered with golden sequins imitating rays. Frame in real or faux tortoiseshell. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1637-soleil-noir-eventail-armure-debut-xxeme.html

Fan with a motif of swallows made of lace. ca. 1900.
Fan with a motif of swallows made of lace. ca. 1900. Folded in type with a lace sheet that depicts swallows embroidered with steel pellets. Tortoiseshell frame. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/440-les-hirondelles-de-dentelle-eventail-vers-1900.html

Fan with a motif of gold poppies. ca. 1905.
Fan with a motif of gold poppies. ca. 1905. Tulle leaf with gold poppies, painted and embroidered with golden sequins. Painted blackened wood frame. Ronot-Tutin, painter. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1925-les-pavots-d-or-eventail-de-tutin-vers-1905.html

Fan in the motif of a white peacock. ca. 1905.
Fan in the motif of a white peacock. ca. 1905. Lobed silk sheet painted with a white peacock and embroidered with silver sequins. Horn mount. Signed Thomasse and Duvelleroy. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/2397-paon-blanc-eventail-de-thomasse-et-duvelleroy-vers-1905.html

Peacock feathers that will never make you sneeze from Silver Studios. Founded in 1880 in London by Arthur Silver, they did a lot of design work for Liberty of London.

Peacock feather wallpaper. ca. 1895.
Peacock feather wallpaper. ca. 1895. Grass paper wallcovering. Designed by Arthur Silver for Rottmann-Silver. Image © 2019 Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA), Middlesex University. Fair use license. via https://vads.ac.uk/large.php?uid=220014&sos=0

"Peacock Feathers." 1887. Furnishing fabric.
“Peacock Feathers.” 1887. Roller printed cotton. Arthur Silver, designer. Designed for Liberty and Company. Rossendale Printing Company, maker. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O78872/peacock-feathers-furnishing-fabric-silver-arthur/

Sketch of symmetrical overlapping peacock feathers. Preparatory drawing for a wallcovering designed for Rottmann-Silver in 1884.
Sketch of symmetrical overlapping peacock feathers. Preparatory drawing for a wallcovering designed for Rottmann-Silver in 1884. Central feather in gold, green and blue. Eye with blue, green, mauve and orange. Pencil and gouache on copy paper. Image © 2019 Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA), Middlesex University. Fair use license. via https://vads.ac.uk/large.php?uid=219866&sos=0

Textiles celebrating America, right out of the 1920’s. H.R. Mallinson & Company, maker.

"Franklin's Key to Electricity," from the "Early American Series." 1929.
“Franklin’s Key to Electricity,” from the “Early American Series.” 1929. Dress silk. Image © Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Fair use license. via https://risdmuseum.org/art-design/collection/early-american-series-57083100

"Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone," from the "National Park" series.
“Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone,” from the “National Park” series. 1927. Printed dress silk. Image © National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Fair use license. via https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1166582

"Memories of the Alamo." 1929.
“Memories of the Alamo.” 1929. Printed dress silk. Image © Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Fair use license. via https://risdmuseum.org/art-design/collection/memories-alamo-57083100h?return=%2Fart-design%2Fcollection%3Fsearch_api_fulltext%3DH.R.%2520Mallinson%2520%2526%2520Co.

Textile designs by Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Living from 1868 to 1928 he studied at the Glasgow School of Art.

Flowering bulb textile design. 1915-1923.
Flowering bulb textile design. 1915-1923. Watercolor and pencil. Image © Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow. Fair use license. via https://rampages.us/gdtheory/tag/charles-rennie-mackintosh/

Tobacco flower textile design. Undated.
Tobacco flower textile design. Undated. Watercolor and gouache on paper. Image © Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow. Fair use license. via http://community.artauthority.net/work.asp?wid=97236&pos=123

Textile design with stylized floral motifs. ca. 1918.
Textile design with stylized floral motifs. ca. 1918. Pencil and watercolor. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O692580/textile-design-mackintosh-charles-rennie/

Textile design. 1917.
Textile design. 1917. Watercolor and pencil. Image © 2018 Blouin Corp. Fair use license. via https://www.blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/Charles-Rennie-Mackintosh-7102156/Textile-Design-1917

Lace as delicate as a wild flower and just as lovely. Collections of the Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest.

Lace trimming for an alb. 1650-1700.
Lace trimming for an alb. 1650-1700. Needlepoint lace made with flax yarn. Venetian. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest. Fair use license. via http://collections.imm.hu/gyujtemeny/lace-trimming-embroidered-apparel-for-an-alb-liturgival-vestment/2479?i=58

Flat point Venetian lace. 1750-1799.
Flat point Venetian lace. 1750-1799. Needlepoint lace with linen thread. Probably made in France or Italy. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest. Fair use license. via http://collections.imm.hu/gyujtemeny/csipke-point-plat-de-venice/14546?i=86

Lace band. 1650-1699.
Lace band. 1650-1699. Needlepoint lace with flax yarn. Made in Italy. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest. Fair use license. via http://collections.imm.hu/gyujtemeny/lace-band/39456?i=87