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Salesman's Samples (France)

This is a Salesman's samples. We acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk. It is a part of the Textiles department.



This charming scene with colorful birds matches a gouache design on paper at the Musée des Tissus in Lyon, France.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).

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Salesman's Samples (France); silk; 1962-52-26-a,b

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