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A collection of selected fabrics woven by George Manton scrapbook


Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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This scrapbook which was created by Robert P. Morningstar of Morningstar, Nicol Inc. it contains 15 mounted woven samples made from synthetic fibers. The fabrics were either designed by or actually woven by George Manton an employee of the company. The swatches are folded and mounted on the pages using t-pins. Some handwritten technical text accompanies some of the samples.

Source of acquisition--American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2000..

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