Historic Sewing Sampler and Paper Case
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]
Project constructed with Geneviève Samson showing the changes in codex sewing from medieval to modern periods.
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