Textile sample book
Textile sample book, around 1835, containing samples of printed cotton fabric.
Textile printers created books like this to record the designs they created. They stuck in a small sample of each style and gave it a number. They often also recorded details about the customer, or the dye receipe used to print the design.
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- Gift of B L Dearn
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