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Sample Book, Tekko

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Tekko and Salubra. It is dated 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is oil paint on paper, textured. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 49.5 x 39cm (19 1/2 x 15 3/8in.) Other (Page width): 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on verso of each page: Tekko and pattern number, written as No. 761-60.

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Tekko; Manufactured by Tekko ; Germany; oil paint on paper, textured; H x W x D: 49.5 x 39cm (19 1/2 x 15 3/8in.) Other (Page width): 38 cm (14 15/16 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1980-78-9-1/68

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