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Sample Book (France), 1890

This is a Sample book. It is dated 1890 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave and brocaded plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Closed book: 55 x 37.5 x 7.5 cm (21 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. )

It is inscribed

on spine and front cover, 'Gaze Diaphane. Mousseline 2.'

Cite this object as

Sample Book (France), 1890; silk; Closed book: 55 x 37.5 x 7.5 cm (21 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. ); 1967-54-17

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