Three scrapbooks dated between 1911-1913, put together by student Katharine G. Sanford. Each item has a stamp from J. W. Schermerhorn & Co., NYC, and each is signed and dated by Katharine. One scrapbook is for cutting, one is for holding (folding?) and one is for sewing.
The Cutting scrapbook measures 11” x 12.” Twenty-nine of sixty pages are used with 68 different examples. Eight of these are unattached. One page may have been repaired. The examples are colorful and, in many cases, they are intricate in design. Three pages have painting on the page. There are tears to the flap enclosure and stains to the covers. In good overall condition.
The Holding (folding?) scrapbook also measures 11” x 12.” Twenty-two of fifty pages are used and a few items are loose. There are 73 different folded paper examples and one large piece comprised of 17 smaller folded pieces. On a few pages, there are notes in pencil where things should have been placed. Notes include “form of life,” “vase of flowers,” etc. There are stains to the covers, otherwise it is in good overall condition.
The Sewing scrapbook is smaller and measures 9.25” x 10.5.” Seventeen pages of fifty pages are used with 33 different cards that have been sewn or embroidered on and are attached to the pages. There are coffee cups, an umbrella, a jack-o-lantern, a house, etc. There is some wear and light stains to the covers.