Quadrille Paper

Example of quadrille paper. Example of quadrille paper.

Quadrille paper is a nineteenth century English term for a type of paper that was marked out in small squares, which were filled in in different colours to make embroidery charts. Quadrille paper was especially used for Berlin wool work. It is also known as point paper, or nowadays as quad paper or graph paper.

Source: CAULFEILD, Sophia Frances Anne and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882), The Dictionary of Needlework, London: L. Upcott Gill, p. 414.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 8th July 2016).

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