Manuscrit de Théorie No. 3

A work made of textile school manuscript with 29 loom charts, 76 sample swatches showing finished designs from charts, and 32 graphed designs. 220 pages; 5 loose graph paper sheets with 6 designs for weaving, matted separately.
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  • A work made of textile school manuscript with 29 loom charts, 76 sample swatches showing finished designs from charts, and 32 graphed designs. 220 pages; 5 loose graph paper sheets with 6 designs for weaving, matted separately.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

France, Lyon

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Title

Manuscrit de Théorie No. 3

Origin

Lyon

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Textile school manuscript with 29 loom charts, 76 sample swatches showing finished designs from charts, and 32 graphed designs. 220 pages; 5 loose graph paper sheets with 6 designs for weaving, matted separately

Dimensions

Average length of swatches: 2.8 cm (1 1/16 in.) 8.4 cm (3 3/8 in.); 15 cm (5 1/2 in.); 34.6 cm (13 11/16 in.) Average width of swatches: 3 cm (2 1/4 in.); 12.7 cm (5 in.); 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.); 31.6 cm (12 1/2 in.) Measurement of volume: 46.2 x 30.8 x 5.1 cm (118 3/16 x 12 1/8 x 2 in.) Measurement of box: 48.9 x 33 x 7.2 cm (19 1/4 x 13 x 2 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1950.1550a-e, g

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