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Silk samples book

A hardbound book of silk sample pieces. Front cover reads: Soieries Crepatte Strauss et fils 43, rue Grenata Paris Annee 1956


By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

French, about 1956


Length x width: 40.6 x 32.4 cm (16 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Paper and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Books and manuscripts, Textile sample books