Historic Sewing Sampler and Paper Case

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Title

Historic Sewing Sampler and Paper Case

Creator

McIntyre, Mary

Date

2006

Format

Laminated mat board covers, linen thread, alum tawed pig, vellum, cord and tape supports, Cameo laid paper for textblock. Sewn in and stuck on endbands. Case is University of Iowa paper case (heavy), with leather thongs showing samples of knots. Dimensions sampler: 43 x 17 x 5.5 cm [height x width x depth]

Description

Project constructed with Geneviève Samson showing the changes in codex sewing from medieval to modern periods.

Rights

Copyright © Mary McIntyre

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