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1958

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2019

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Weaver's Thesis Book, Theorie de la fabrication des etoffes de soie enseignée par Fçois Bert. Lyon., mid-19th century

This is a Weaver's thesis book. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is paper, leather, silk, wool. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 45.7 x 31.6 x 4.9 cm (18 in. x 12 7/16 in. x 1 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed by Théodore Bon, a former owner of book. "Ce livre provient de la bibliothèque de H. Rouze, ancien dessinateur et fabricant de soieries à Lyon. Il a été fait dan la classe de M. Bert, ancien professeur de théorie de tissapeà Lyon, vers 1840 on 1850."

Cite this object as

Weaver's Thesis Book, Theorie de la fabrication des etoffes de soie enseignée par Fçois Bert. Lyon., mid-19th century; France; paper, leather, silk, wool; H x W x D: 45.7 x 31.6 x 4.9 cm (18 in. x 12 7/16 in. x 1 15/16 in.); 1958-24-2

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