Sample Book, "Genuine Turkey Red", late 19th–early 20th century Medium: cotton, leather, paper, brass Woven cotton samples, leather binding, paper label, brass rivets. Gift of Harvey Smith. 1967-20-35.
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Bound manufacturer's sample book with eighteen swatches of dyed red cotton. Each swatch shows a progressive increase in density and weight of the twill woven cloth. Bound in blue leather with two brass rivets and a paper label reading Genuine Turkey Red with the logo of Sun and Lion Brand.