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Rare 1852 French Antique Textile Sample Book

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $600 - $1,200

Buyer's premium: 18%

Rare 1852 French Antique Textile Sample Book. Large cloth covered record book measuring 17.5 inches high by 11.5 inches wide and 3 inches thick. Book is marked “A Ane 1852” on spine, inside cover reads “Registres Perfectionnes, Gerard A Paris.” Book contains 75 pages, covered on both sides with over 700 cotton fabric swatches, mostly madders with several Prussian blues and greens, average swatch size is 6 x 9 inches. French record book kept by either a textile mill or textile supply firm to show seasonal production of fashion prints. Swatches are in good condition, there are a few empty spaces on pages where sample is missing, paper is foxing, book covers are in fair condition. For a full video preview of the book, please visit Dana Auctions’ YouTube Channel. If you have any doubt, please ask questions! We will provide extra pictures, or can schedule an in person or video conference preview at your convenience. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $30 is a domestic shipping estimate for first quilt/lot and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional quilt or quilt top we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Textile Samples but may be subject to copyright and we, Dana Auctions LLC, do not offer any guarantee that you, the purchaser, will gain any copyright or other reproduction rights to the lot.