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Sample Card Of Macramé (Germany), 1850–1900

This is a Sample card of macramé. It is dated 1850–1900 and we acquired it in 1987. Its technique is 1 cord made of twisted wool, 2 fringes made with a sewing technique, the rest made with knotting and braiding techniques. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Martin Kamer. It is credited Gift of Martin Kamer.

Its dimensions are

Height of card: 23.5cm (9 1/4in.). Width of card:24.5cm (9 5/8in.).

It is inscribed

written in pencil on back: "Ikle Collection Bought in 1910 St. Gallen Paid $30.00 Mrs. Dewitt Clinton Cohen 270 Park Ave. sampler of watch chains gallon fringes cord (in anothe hand) I bought Jan '53 Ginsburg & Levy Estate of Mrs Dewitt Clinton Cohen "

Cite this object as

Sample Card Of Macramé (Germany), 1850–1900; Height of card: 23.5cm (9 1/4in.). Width of card:24.5cm (9 5/8in.).; Gift of Martin Kamer; 1987-61-1

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