Silk samples book

French
about 1956


Dimensions

Length x width: 40.6 x 32.4 cm (16 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2283

Medium or Technique

Paper and silk

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Textile sample books

A hardbound book of silk sample pieces. Front cover reads:
Soieries
Crepatte Strauss et fils
43, rue Grenata
Paris Annee 1956

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf