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, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf