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Object Name: Sample card
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Paper, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 20 5/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 52.4 x 27.3 cm )
Place made, probably: Asia, China, Guangzhou
Description: Vertical rectangular paper sample card of 12 designs embroidered in white silk floss on various colors of silk swatches, with pointed sloping top and straight sides and bottom, reverse covered with blue silk; stock number framed across top of each swatch, three horizontal rows of designs, each row bordered with blue block-printed floral motif.
Object Number: INV.12032
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Marks: printed: top center, in red: "B Z / No. 15"