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Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample Book Page (USA), ca. 1910

This is a Sample book page. It is dated ca. 1910 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is cardboard, linen, silk, metallic and its technique is linen embroidery with ground cloth dissolved. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum. It is credited Gift of The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.

Its dimensions are

(Cards) 22" x 14" or 14" x 11"

It is inscribed

Hand written on most of the cards, "Presented by Forbes and Wallce."

Cite this object as

Sample Book Page (USA), ca. 1910; cardboard, linen, silk, metallic; (Cards) 22" x 14" or 14" x 11"; Gift of The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum; 1971-26-2-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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