Title: Handbuch der Schiffchenspitze Author/Designer: Tina Frauberger
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1919
Publisher: Druck von A Bagel, Dusseldorf, Germany
Page Count: 123
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 3/4" x 5 3/4"
SUMMARY- The font used in this book isn't nearly as ornate as others I've seen from the time period, making it instantly easier to read(if you can read German in the first place!). It has a lot of really lovely examples of traditional tatting. Frau Frauberger was particularly partial to onion rings(a ring with a chain wrapped around it to create an extra layer that looks like another ring). Her notation is a little different, but not too hard to puzzle out, especially with the beautiful samples and photography that accompanies the patterns. I was surprised and pleased with this book. There was a follow up book in 1921.
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