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Object Name: Sample card
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Paper, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 28 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. ( 71.4 x 27.6 cm )
Place made, probably: Asia, China, Guangzhou
Description: Vertical rectangular paper sample card of 18 designs embroidered in various colors of silk floss onto various colored swatches of figured silk with vermicelli pattern, with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered in blue silk; stock number framed across top, five horizontal rows of designs, each swatch numbered and each row with blue block-printed floral motif border.
Object Number: INV.12026
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Marks: printed: top center, in red: "B Y / No. 2"