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Textile: A novel project

Object Number: 
2002.1.4840
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/8 × 11 1/2 in. (41 × 29.2 cm)
Description: 
Poem and decorative border letterpress-printed in black on white silk satin; entitled "A Novel Project. A Sentimental Sally" by Harry Hone, Esq. Occasioned by the proposed Establishment of a Hair Dresing & Shaving Saloon, In which the operations will be performed by virtuours and accomplished Lady Artists, under the Superintendence of I.G. Hubbard, Third Avenue, New York." Printed below poem: "Printed at Mitchell's Book and Jobbing office, 265, Bowery".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group