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Montelius Dye Recipe Book with Printed Swatches (No. 11)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; printed; total of swatches: 96.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; printed; total of swatches: 96.

Date:

1833

Artist:

John Montelius, Jr. (American, active c. 1833)
United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Bustleton

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

John Montelius, Jr. (Author)

Title

Montelius Dye Recipe Book with Printed Swatches (No. 11)

Origin

Pennsylvania

Date

Made 1833

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; printed; total of swatches: 96

Inscriptions

Inscription (written in ink on inside front cover): No. 11 John Montelius Jr.; (written in ink on front page): Book No. 11 Commenced June 20, 1833 by J. Montelius -- Bustleton Phila Co. Pennsylvania; (written in ink on inside back cover): John Montelius J, La Grange; (written in ink on back page): Book No. 11 Eleven.

Dimensions

Average length of swatches: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.), 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.), 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.), 2.6 cm (1 in.), 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) Average width of swatches: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.), 7.6 cm (3 in.), 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.), 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.), .3 cm (1/8 in.) Measurements of volume: Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.) Width: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.) Depth: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Measurements of box: Height: 20.9 cm (8 1/4 in.) Width: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.) Depth: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen Donathen

Reference Number

1960.765

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