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Printed Textile Swatches

Apparel fabric swatches from the 1875 sample book (volume 6) of William Simpson's Washington Print Works located in Eddystone, Delaware County; most swatches are brown, thus collection named Eddystone Chocolates. These textiles were exhibited by Simpson at the 1876 Centennial.

Manufactured by William Simpson's Washington Print Works, Philadelphia

Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America


Roller-printed cotton

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Bancroft and Sons, 1963

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