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Sewing Instruction Book, Sewing Book, I.E.A., N.Y.

This is a Sewing instruction book. It was manufactured by The Industrial Education Association. It is dated 1886 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is embroidered linen cover, ink on paper, fabric samples, metal fasteners. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Helen L. White. It is credited Gift of Helen L. White.

Its dimensions are

24.5 x 19.5 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.) closed

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Sewing Instruction Book, Sewing Book, I.E.A., N.Y.; Manufactured by The Industrial Education Association ; USA; embroidered linen cover, ink on paper, fabric samples, metal fasteners; 24.5 x 19.5 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.) closed; Gift of Helen L. White; 1985-88-2

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