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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at Young V&A
Design Gallery, The Factory, Case 1

Dye Book

1901 (made)
Place of origin

Dye book of aniline colours and their application. Contains fabric colour samples.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Half leather and cloth binding, with Printed paper, samples of leather, textiles, fibres
Brief description
Dye book of aniline colours, made by BASF, Ludwigshafen, 1901
Physical description
Dye book of aniline colours and their application. Contains fabric colour samples.
  • Cover width: 195cm (Maximum) (Note: Measured by conservation)
  • Spine length: 265mm (Maximum) (Note: Measured by conservation)
  • Spine depth: 55mm (Maximum) (Note: Measured by conservation)
  • Weight: 1.86kg
Credit line
Given by Dr Stanley Chapman
Object history
Registered File number 1985/845.
Bibliographic reference
Miller, Lesley Ellis, and Ana Cabrera Lafuente, with Claire Allen-Johnstone, eds. Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2021. ISBN 978-0-500-48065-6. This object features in the publication Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion (2021)
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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