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

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Artist

John Montelius, Jr.

Title

Montelius Dye Recipe Book

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

1832

Medium

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

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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