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1901

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1968

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Sewing Instruction Book (USA), 1901

This is a Sewing instruction book. It was student at Grace Church Industrial School and made by Gertrude Hermes. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is paper, silk cotton, metal grommets. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Gertrude Hess. It is credited Gift of Gertrude Hess.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (closed): 21 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm (8 1/4 in. x 7 in. x 1 in.)

It is inscribed

Grace Church Instructional School Sample Book of Gertrude Hermes Entered 1898 Age 9 Graduated 1901

Cite this object as

Sewing Instruction Book (USA), 1901; Made by Gertrude Hermes ; paper, silk cotton, metal grommets; H x W x D (closed): 21 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm (8 1/4 in. x 7 in. x 1 in.); Gift of Gertrude Hess; 1968-24-1

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