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Object Name: Sample card
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Paper, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 29 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. ( 74 x 27.6 cm )
Place made: Asia, China, Guangzhou
Description: Vertical rectangular paper sample card of 12 designs embroidered in ivory-colored silk floss onto various colors of silk swatches, with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered in blue silk; stock number and company identification framed across top, three rows of designs, each swatch numbered and each row with blue block-printed floral motif border.
Object Number: INV.12027
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Marks: printed: top center, in red: "C A / No. 9 / Acum / Dealers in Fine Silks / & / Silk Piece Goods / No. 33 Old China St."