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1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2023

  • You found it!

Salesman's Sample Book

This is a Salesman's sample book. It is dated 1900–1950 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is linen, paper and its technique is damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (closed): 62 x 30.5 cm (24 7/16 in. x 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamped on cover: "James G. Hardy & Co. Damask colored."

Cite this object as

Salesman's Sample Book; linen, paper; H x W (closed): 62 x 30.5 cm (24 7/16 in. x 12 in.); 1983-49-2

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