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Book of Sewing exercises

Plain brown portfolio with loose pages each with a different sewing exercise; leather exterior embossed with alligator print.

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

French, 1930s

Dimensions

Length x width: 35.6 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm (14 x 10 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

2013.248

Medium or Technique

Mixed media including cardboard, cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Books and manuscripts