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Cover of Mlle Riego's 1867 Royal Tatting Book. Link goes to article by Georgia Seitz where she translates vintage tatting terms into modern directions. She has re-written the "Lily of the Valley" edging pattern to make it easier to follow.
Comfort Kraft: Tatting, Book 183 written & published by Spool Cotton Co, NY, 1942. 2nd Edition. Paperback. 23 Pgs. 25 patterns for doilies, luncheon sets, collars and other women's accessories, curtain pulls plus 11 edging patterns with complete instructions.