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Sample Book (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of total swatches: 303.

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  • A work made of total swatches: 303.


19th century


England or United States

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Sample Book (Furnishing Fabric)


England (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1801–1900


Total swatches: 303


Average length of swatches: 3.3 cm (3 3/8 in.); 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); 21.4 cm (8 1/2 in.) Average width of swatches: 5 cm (2 in.); 19.5 cm (7 3/4 in.); 8.4 cm (3 1/4 in.) Measurement of Volume: Height: 30 cm (11 3/4 in.) Width: 24 cm (9 1/2 in.) Depth: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.) Measurement of bo×: Height: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.) Width: 25.7 cm 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.) Depth: 5.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

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Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, Helen Hagar, Helen Gunsaulus, Josephine Wilkins, Mrs. Joseph Kohler Mickley, Mary Grace Powers, Bertha Stenge, Miss C. Morse Ives, and Mrs. Arthur R. Lord

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