Brittany traditional embroidery patterns.

Brittany traditional, embroidery pattern, Breton, folk dress

Traditional embroidery pattern of Brittany 19th century

Brittany traditional embroidery patterns.

Traditional embroidery patterns and common accessories of the Breton inhabitants of Brittany, France, throughout the 19th century.

1, 3. Patterns for chupen (sleeveless vests).
2. Clasp for women’s clothes, Guérande.
4, 5. Clothing pins.
6. Traditional black velvet band featuring a heart and a cross.
7. Ring with an engraved cross.
8, 24. Antique fibulas from the Crons cemetery.
9, 12. Shirt pins from Sainte-Anne.
10. Antique fibula from the Flavion cemetery.
11, 26. From a cemetery in Marne.
13, 15. Rosettes from Sainte-Anne d’Auray, worn on men’s tocs or women’s justins, with a mirror in the center.
14, 16. Pins from Plonevez-du-Faou.
17. Antique bronze fibula.
18, 19. Brass pins.
20. Antique fibula from Sérancourt.
21. Embroidery patterns for a rokedennou (vest).
22. Gouriz, leather belt with an engraved copper buckle.
23. Trouser border pattern – 25. Pin from Kerlouan.
27. Embroidery from a justin.
28, 31. Embroidery from a cheapen.
29. Silver or steel cross from Locmaria.
30. Embroidery from a corquen (man’s jacket).

Associated to:

  1. Embroidery designs from France National Costumes.
  2. Romanian costumes by Alexandrina Enăchescu Cantemir.
  3. Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece, Indian Melicete tribe. 19th century.
  4. Turkish embroidery 19th century.
  5. Embroidery, Lace Fashion under Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
  6. Second Empire Embroidery. Victorian Fashion Era.
  7. Middle Ages Embroidery & Lace Fashion 13th to 15th century.
  8. French Renaissance Lace and Embroidery. 16th Century Fashion.
  9. Traditional Greece Silk embroidery on cotton chemise.

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