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Alizarine colours printed on cotton
Date: mid 19th-mid 20th Century
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Dimensions: 14.4 × 20 × 2.8 cm (5 11/16 × 7 7/8 × 1 1/8 in.)
Medium: paper, cotton
Collected in: Britain, Leeds
Published in: German, Ludwigshafen
Description: This sample book, with a hardback dark blue cover and blue card outer box, includes samples of Alizarine colours printed on cotton, and has an illustration of the dyeworks at Ludwigshafen, Rhine. The samples are arranged in an order of colours from reds to blues, greens and blacks. Various repeated designs are used including floral, striped and key patterns. The process for each is printed on the verso of the page before. The cover has tooled goldwork and is referenced A760c.
Inv. No.: 2017.58
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