Sample Book

Object number
A folded page containing off-white linen and cotton fabric "samples from/Cork/1766". Sample at top is a figured weave consisting of lozenge shapes; caption above reads: "This is all cotton + there is nothing in England [illegible] of the same quality at so low a price...". Additional samples below are all plain weave (some unbalanced with raised borders). Handwritten text is found throughout, including a message about the fabrics' specifications to an unidentified man.
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
sample books