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Guide to Friedrich Klebs, Zürcherische Seidenwebschule : I Curs : Composition & Décomposition 1888-1889

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Klebs, Friedrich, Zürcherische Seidenwebschule : I Curs : Composition & Décomposition

Dates:

1888-1889

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 219

Size:

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Loose-leaved pattern book in Swiss-German on the design and production of silk fabric. Includes "Einzuge": hand-drawn, colored charts of jacquard weaves with manuscript explanation; and "Decomposition": 103 samples of silk fabric with manuscript explanation.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Klebs, Friedrich, Zürcherische Seidenwebschule : I Curs : Composition & Décomposition, Crerar Ms 219, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Holograph pattern book in Swiss-German (with printed titled page), on the design and production of silk fabric. I) "Einzuge": hand-drawn, colored charts of jacquard weaves, pasted in, with holograph explanation in German; II) "Decomposition": 103 samples of silk fabric, pasted in, with holograph explanation in German. Printed on title page: " Zürcherische Seidenwebschule, Wipkingen, B/Zürich. I Curs. Composition & Décomposition." Ex libris: Gift of Gustave Schirmir.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 219