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Rare Antique 1880s Bandana Textile Sample Book

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $600 - $1,200

Buyer's premium: 18%

Rare Antique 1880s Bandana Textile Sample Book. Large paper covered record book measuring 21 inches high by 14 inches wide and 5 inches thick. Cover is marked “Mouchoirs, Imprime 1884-1885.” Book contains 100 pages, covered on both sides with over 200 mainly bandana and handkerchief cotton fabric swatches, including figures, animals, botanicals, ships and more, average swatch size is 12 x 12 inches, representing 1/4 of finished handkerchief. A few pages are empty. This collection contains mostly French fabrics from the 1880s. Swatches are in good condition. Some of the samples have adhesive stains and are loose in the book. Book is in poor condition, pages are yellowed with foxing, some pages have crumbing edges, spine is detached. 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.