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Object Name: Sample card
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Paper, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 19 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 50.5 x 27.3 cm )
Place made, probably: Asia, China, Guangzhou
Description: Vertical rectangular paper sample card of 9 designs embroidered in various colors of silk floss onto various colors of silk swatches, with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered in blue silk; stock number framed across top, three horizontal rows of designs, each swatch numbered and each row with blue block-printed floral motif border.
Object Number: INV.12030
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Marks: printed: top center, in red: "C B / No. 1"