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This is a Samples. It was manufactured by Bianchini-Férier, Inc.. It is dated 1938 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, cotton, synthetic fibers and its technique is variety of techniques including plain weave, crêpe, sheers, chiffon, bembergs, and printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of William Hardy, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27.8 × 17.4 × 1.9 cm (10 15/16 × 6 7/8 × 3/4 in.)

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Samples; Manufactured by Bianchini-Férier, Inc. (France); silk, cotton, synthetic fibers; H x W x D: 27.8 × 17.4 × 1.9 cm (10 15/16 × 6 7/8 × 3/4 in.); Gift of William Hardy, Inc.; 1938-74-50

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