Sample card: BY no. 2 w/18 samples

Object Number: 
INV.12026
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/8 x 10 7/8 in. ( 71.4 x 27.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: top center, in red: "B Y / No. 2"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group