Photo 13 Jul 9 notes late 19th century knitted bonnet. MFA Boston

late 19th century knitted bonnet. MFA Boston

Photo 12 Jul 29 notes Child’s mitten. American. 19th c. MFA Boston

Child’s mitten. American. 19th c. MFA Boston

Photo 11 Jul 6 notes Knitted cap for a child. Bolivia. MFA Boston.

Knitted cap for a child. Bolivia. MFA Boston.

Photo 10 Jul 9 notes Early 19th c beaded knit purse. MFA Boston. The beads would be carefully loaded onto the silk thread in pattern order. One mistake could ruin the final image and would be very difficult and time consuming to undo.

Early 19th c beaded knit purse. MFA Boston. The beads would be carefully loaded onto the silk thread in pattern order. One mistake could ruin the final image and would be very difficult and time consuming to undo.

Photo 9 Jul 4 notes Early 19th c beaded knit purse. MFA Boston

Early 19th c beaded knit purse. MFA Boston

Photo 8 Jul 9 notes Knitted lace man’s night cap made of linen thread. 18th c. MFA Boston.

Knitted lace man’s night cap made of linen thread. 18th c. MFA Boston.

Photo 7 Jul 9 notes 17th century knitted gloves. Spain? MFA Boston.

17th century knitted gloves. Spain? MFA Boston.

Photo 6 Jul 2 notes Black silk and silver thread knitted gloves. Spain. 16th c?

Black silk and silver thread knitted gloves. Spain. 16th c?

Photo 6 Jul 7 notes Early 1800s knit dress. National Museum of Denmark.

Early 1800s knit dress. National Museum of Denmark.

(Source: natmus.dk)

Photo 27 Jun 2 notes Amazing post on Russian distaffs (distaves?). Some are painted, some are carved and pierced. In Russian.

Amazing post on Russian distaffs (distaves?). Some are painted, some are carved and pierced. In Russian.

(Source: liveinternet.ru)


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