Printer's Sample Book, "Shirtings 1882-3-4-5-6", 1882–88 Medium: linen, paper, and printed cotton textile samples. Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts. 1945-55-41.
What is this?
Small brown linen-bound book with printed cotton samples for men's shirting. Plain woven cottons with small-patterned designs. Some have animal motifs like horses and birds. Contains seventy-eight samples. Some pages not used.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product, Friday, November 09, 2007 - Wednesday, September 10, 2008