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Guide to Friedrich Klebs, Zürcherische Seidenwebschule : I Curs : Composition & Décomposition 1889-1890

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

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

Dates:

1889-1890

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 220

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. Illustrated with pen & ink, gouache, and watercolor drawings of loom parts, and fabric designs, variously designed by Klebs. Includes "Einleitung": hand-drawn colored charts of jacquard weaves, with manuscript explanations; and "Décomposition": 34 samples of silk fabric, accompanied by enlarged detail drawings of the pattern design, 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 220, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Holograph pattern book in Swiss-German (with printed title page), on the design and production of silk fabric. Illustrated with pen & ink, gouache, and watercolor drawings of loom parts, and fabric designs, variously sized, by Klebs. I) "Einleitung": hand-drawn, colored charts of jacquard weaves, with holograph explanation in German; II) "D‚composition": 34 samples of silk fabric, accompanied by enlarged detail drawings of the pattern design, with holograph explanation in German. Divided into: "Liser‚s," "Lanc‚s," "Broches," "Mexicaines," "Damasses," "Lampas," "Matelasses," "Velours," and "Gazes." Gift of Gustave Schirmer.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 220