His Draught Book
February 9th AD 1839”
“Peter Diller draught Book
Containing A variety of single
Double three quarter and
Peter Diller, South Middleton Township, Cumberland County (1814-1888)
His pattern manuscript represents what he might have woven. He would have hand copied his pattern book while he served as a novice weaver under a master weaver's tutelage.
Attached are photos of his manuscript, courtesy, Free Library of Philadelphia: MS. 76, The Pennsylvania Fraktur and Imprints Collection. Along with each draft is a drawdown prepared by Gay McGeary and a summary of details about the draft. Click on the drawdown to download the file of information.