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Portfolio with samples of Japanese textiles
Description: 

Portfolio with 50 samples of Japanese textiles

Place of fabrication: 
Japan (textiles); Album probably French
Date Period: 
Textiles: 16th - 19th century; album: 2oth century
Materials: 
Textiles: silk, metal thread; portfolio: cardboard, paper
Technique: 
Textiles: printing, weaving
Dimensions: 
Each textile sample circa 11 x 18; album: 31 x 27 x 4
Condition: 
Textiles: good: album: dirty, paper with high acidity, degradation, staining, darkening adhesive
Notes: 
This type of portfolio was often put together by antique dealers in France and elsewhere during the 1920s
Provenance: 
By purchase