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Montelius Dye Recipe Book

A work made of cotton, plain weave; printed; total number of swatches: 25.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; printed; total number of swatches: 25.

Date:

1832

Artist:

John Montelius, Jr. (American, active c. 1832)
United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Bustleton

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

John Montelius, Jr.

Title

Montelius Dye Recipe Book

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

Made 1832

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; printed; total number of swatches: 25

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

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.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen Donathen

Reference Number

1960.764

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