Sample Book, "Fabbriche Italiane di Seterie, Como, Serie D Vol. III DAL 1854 AL 2 Lats Noir", 1870–79 Medium: silk, leather, paper Technique: jacquard woven samples, bound. Museum purchase from Friends of Textiles Fund. 2011-32-1.
What is this?
Sample book of jacquard woven silk samples, separated by transparent paper sheets, bound in leather. Samples primarily with black grounds and brilliantly colored designs.