Cotton, plain weave; printed; total number of swatches: 25
Inscription (written in ink on front inside paper): John Metalius La Grange Bustleton Pa December 21st 1832; on back cover, sums in pencil in ink; (written in ink on back inside paper, twice): John Montelius Jr. Mifflenburg Amin Co. Penna
Average length of swatches: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.), 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.), 6.2 cm (2 5/8 in.), 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Average width of swatches: 6.35 cm (2 1/2 in.), 9 cm (3 9/16 in.), 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.), 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Measurements of volume:
Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Width: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)
Depth: 2.25 cm (7/8 in.)
Measurements of box:
Height: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)
Width: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)
Depth: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Gift of Helen Donathen
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Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery, Textile Paper Designs, Sample and Pattern Books, Woodblocks and Tools from the Permanent Collection, Jul. 7–Dec. 31, 1984.
Helen E. Donathan, Chicago, by Feb. 1960 [Incoming receipt RX3084 dated 2/23/1960 in registrar file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1960.
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