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Sample book - The Lorne Cashmere

The Lorne Cashmere

  • Object:

    Sample book

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1871-1873 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leatherette, woven wool and paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. Wolstencroft

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small sample pattern book entitled 'The Lorne Cashmere' registered for 1871 to 1873. Cover of black leatherette. There are 15 samples of fine wool mounted on cartridge paper, organised as a fold-out. Each sample is on textured cream white weave carrying offset stars or lozenges or stripes, as scrolls, cross forms or broken dogs leg, in various colour combinations. The colours include Perkins Mauve, scarlet red and black.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1871-1873 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Leatherette, woven wool and paper


Length: 20.2 cm book page, Width: 14 cm book page, Length: 10 cm each sample, Width: 6.5 cm each sample

Descriptive line

Sample book 'The Lorne Cashmere' in leatherette, woven wool and paper, England, 1871-1873.


Leatherette; Wool (textile); Paper




Textiles; Pattern books


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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