Ornamental

This lovely ornamental design is made up of a cluster of flowers in the shape of a circle and swirls of ribbon intertwined. In the article of the magazine I scanned this image from, the flowers are referred to as jonquils and the pattern was created for burnt work (pyrography), specifically for the back of […]

{ 3 comments }

Here is a beautifully ornate antique form of family record. The page includes a section to register family names, births and deaths and another section to register marriages including the names of bride and groom, by whom solemnized and names of witnesses. Here is a blank version of the aged page. And a black and […]

{ 4 comments }

Ornate Vintage Swirl Frame ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on February 15, 2014

This lovely ornate vintage frame includes plenty of fancy swirls. It’s from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. Click on image to enlarge (actual size is much larger than reflected in this preview). Related posts: Ornate Vintage Frame ~ Free Clip Art Free Vintage Image ~ Ornate Swirly Frame Clip Art Free […]

{ 1 comment }

Ornamental Harp Design ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on December 14, 2013

This beautifully ornate clip art image includes swirls of vines and leaves with a harp in the center and an enclosed V shaped design in the background. The engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Pyramid of Devotional Books ~ Free […]

{ 0 comments }

Vintage Ribbons and Bows ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on December 4, 2013

Here are four uniquely tied and shaped ribbons. One has been draped while the other three have been tied into beautiful bows. The images are from A Handbook of Ornament by Franz Sales Meyer, circa 1877. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Ornate Chair Clip Art Ornate Vintage Frame ~ Free Clip Art […]

{ 2 comments }

Free Clipart ~ Vintage Embroidery Designs

by Julie J on November 10, 2013

Here are three beautiful vintage embroidery designs. The images are from the December 1897 issue of The Ladies’ Home Journal. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Floral Embroidery Pattern Free Vintage Clipart ~ Flowers Leaves Swirls Pattern Free Vintage Image ~ Unique Bird Design Embroidery Scissors Clip Art

{ 2 comments }

Vintage Chalk and Pencil Drawing ~ Free Graphic

by Julie J on November 4, 2013

Here is a beautiful page of white ornamental penmanship flourishes and swirls, including elegant drawings of birds and a swan, on a black background. This title on the page is: Chalk and Pencil Drawing.Here is a version with the wording removed. The page is from Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, by Thos. E. Hill, 1886. Click […]

{ 2 comments }

These vintage book pages cover information on the subject of wording and punctuation of inscriptions for engraving. The article includes an image of a man seated at a table, doing some engraving work. Also included are examples of beautiful engravings appropriate for marking rings, spoons, pins, watches, etc. Here are three black and white clip art […]

{ 3 comments }

Ornate Vintage Frame ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on October 27, 2013

Here is a beautifully ornate vintage clip art frame. The image is from A Handbook of Ornament by Franz Sales Meyer, circa 1877. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Ornate Chair Clip Art Free Vintage Image ~ Grungy Page and Ornate Frame Clip Art Free Vintage Image ~ Ornate Swirly Frame Clip […]

{ 5 comments }

Imagine the many creative possibilities with this variety of beautiful antique ornamental designs! This page is from The Signists Modern Book of Alphabets that was published in 1906. Here is a black and white clip art version. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Grungy Page and Ornate Frame Clip Art Free Vintage […]

{ 2 comments }