Paper Sample Card, Merrimack Prints, 1844
This is a Paper sample card. It was manufactured by Merrimack Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1844 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is paper, cotton and its technique is discharge print (white) on a dark blue ground. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Elinor Merrell.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 63.5 x 41 cm (25 x 16 1/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Card is titled "Merrimack prints" with a picture of a textile manufactory along a river. Underneath the picture handwritted in pencil, "June 7, 1844". Each of the eight fabric samples is numbered but the numbers are not sequential and several are repeated; there are three '2's, three '3's, one '4' and one '6'.
Cite this object as
Paper Sample Card, Merrimack Prints, 1844; Manufactured by Merrimack Manufacturing Company ; USA; paper, cotton; H x W: 63.5 x 41 cm (25 x 16 1/8 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-2