Sample card: CA no. 9 w/12 samples

Object Number: 
INV.12027
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. ( 74 x 27.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: top center, in red: "C A / No. 9 / Acum / Dealers in Fine Silks / & / Silk Piece Goods / No. 33 Old China St."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group