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Sample card

Object Number: 
Z.1417
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 10 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 63.5 x 27.3 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: top center, in red: "C P / No. 55"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular paper sample card of designs embroidered in white silk floss onto various colors of silk swatches, with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered with blue silk; stock number framed across top, three horizontal rows of designs plus one single design at the bottom center, each swatch numbered and each row bordered with blue block-printed floral motif.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group