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Sheep Skin Sample - B.E.Cooper & Co, No. 112, Black & Cream Leather, circa 1948 Object Reg. No: HT 9897

Summary:
Black and cream leather embossed sheep skin sample for handbag and travel goods, made by B.E.Cooper & Co., Ltd., London. The sample cutting is an imitation reptile skin, No. 112. It is one in a series of seven cuttings sent to Simpson's Gloves Pty., Ltd., of North Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1948.
Description:
Rectangular section of a dyed cream and black, sheep skin sample, embossed with a pattern which imitates a reptile snake skin. Sticker attached to back has the design number 112.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.05 cm (Height), 7.5 cm (Width), 13.2 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, working life, glovemaking, leatherworking, leather products, leather samples
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: materials
Inscriptions: Printed on sticker attached to back: "B.E.COOPER & CO. / LIMITED / NO. 112 / LONDON"
Manufacturer: B.E. Cooper & Co. Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1948
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1948

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