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Sample card: BY no. 2 w/18 samples

Object Number: 
INV.12031
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 72.1 x 27.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: top center, in red: "B Y / No. 2"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular paper sample card of 18 designs embroidered in various colors of silk floss onto various colors of figured silk swatches with vermicelli patterning; card with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered in blue silk; stock number framed across top of each swatch, five rows of designs, each row with blue block-printed floral motif border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group