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Catalogue presenting 198 different mounted fabric silk samples, Kyoto, Japan

 Fonds — Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0118, Box: data_value_missing_cbcd34721d87faa21876ab0aff8dd03e, Box: data_value_missing_f34949f74c48e874d293899098ed80c3
Identifier: Coll-1762
Scope and Contents Album/Catalogue with board covers in purple soft fabric with Japanese script which may once have been gilded. The album contains 198 mounted and different silk samples in various colours or shades.
Dates: 1908

Collection of samples of Chinese silk threads for embroidery, Kwangtung

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1559, Folder: Coll-1766 / SC-Acc-2016-0122
Identifier: Coll-1766
Scope and Contents Collection of 15 wrappers comprising silk threads in various colours. Housed in old paper folder with ties. The name of the producers are on the upper covers, and they state that the silk is produced by natural colours and washed in clear water.
Dates: early 20th century.

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