Dana Auctions Antique Quilt & Textile Auction
Rare 19th Century Textile Sample Scrap Book I. Large cloth covered record book measures 18 inches high by 14 inches wide and 5 inches thick. Cover is marked “452, Cotton, Paisley, Geometrics, Plaids, 1879.” Book contains 100 pages, covered on both sides with over 1,575 mostly cotton fabric swatches, including shirtings, florals, paisleys, indigo, mourning prints, neons , plaids, stripes, and more, average swatch size is 4 x 6 inches. This scrap book style collection is marked 1879, but the pages were likely assembled in the mid-1900s with remounted swatches that appear to be c1879 French prints along with some earlier samples and also some later Depression era samples. Many of the samples have adhesive stains and are loose in the book, pages are yellowed with foxing. 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 $40 is a domestic shipping estimate for first book/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.
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