The 1800s Jacquard looms and its punched cards. Images from around the interwebz.
Textile design book, 1898, via
Hebrew micrography by Dayyan Aaron son of Judah Leib of Lissa, London, 1849. The text reads: Song of Songs.
[Mosaic design, Palermo, Italy, 12th century.] by Sanier, G (1874). Via.
A smiley from 1862?
"(applause and laughter ;)" from a transcript in New York Times of an Abraham Lincoln speech.
Tablecloth from 1800s (Sweden). Photo by Anders Norrsell.
Bedcover from the early 1800s (Skåne, Sweden). Photo by Anders Norrsell.
Mordvalaisten pukuja kuoseja (1896).
A book of traditional Mordvin costume patterns (Russia). Via
The article The Lost Ancestors of ASCII Art shows works from a typewriter-focused magazine from 1893. The butterfly on the far right has been around the netz for a while, but middle one (by the same author, Flora Stacey) and the ship (by Frederick Carles) are new to us atleast.
By Gustav Klimt (b. 1862)
Bedcover from Skåne (Sweden), ca 1850. Photo by Anders Norrsell.
Sampler from Mexico, Puebla, Cholula, mid 19th century. Via.