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1912

  • Work on this object began.

1916

  • Work on this object ended.

1941

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2020

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Sample Book, 1912–1916

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Herman A. Elsberg. It is dated 1912–1916 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is paper, silk, wool. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Estate of Herman A. Elsberg. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.8 × 29 cm (16 1/16 × 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamped on inside of front cover: H.A. Elsberg 51 East 57th St. New York; On spine: Claude 1

Cite this object as

Sample Book, 1912–1916; Manufactured by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); paper, silk, wool; H x W: 40.8 × 29 cm (16 1/16 × 11 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Herman A. Elsberg; 1941-35-2

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