Antique Redwork Transfers

This small page was part of the group of antique transfers I purchased on our road trip last year.  There were some very old Royal Society and DMC transfer booklets in the lot, but this page did not seem to belong to them.  There are no identifying marks on the sheet, except for the following lettering:

Designs suitable for childrens bed spreads, pillows, play aprons, etc.  Can be made as patchwork or outline embroidery.  Use strand embroidery floss.

They look very much like the designs I’ve seen in photos of antique redwork quilts and in the old perforated pattern catalogs.  The bird wearing the shirt is my favorite — the transfers of children from this period always seem a little odd to me.

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