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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1931

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

  • You found it!

Sample Book

This is a Sample book. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is paper, leather, cotton, silk, and wool. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (c): 60.8 × 40 × 4.1 cm (23 15/16 × 15 3/4 × 1 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Some books have stickers on inside front cover from a New York City stationers.

Cite this object as

Sample Book; paper, leather, cotton, silk, and wool; H x W x D (c): 60.8 × 40 × 4.1 cm (23 15/16 × 15 3/4 × 1 5/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-88-151-c

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