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Gouache. Geometric objects in circular image.  Black, white and red. Created on card stamped - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como with logo. Design size 2 3/4" in diameter and Card size5" x 6 1/2" .
Gouache. Geometric designs in square image.  Blue, black and white. Illustrators pencil markings. Created on card stamped - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como. Design size 3" x 3" and Card size 6" x 9".
This unusued album features ornamental engraved designs, both in color and B&W, that the reader could use as a examples in order to practice their calligraphy. It contains 40 pages worth (sometimes with multiple designs on a single page) of stylized engravings of swans, cherubs, dogs, children, horseshoes, birds, horses, etc. Originally meant as a companion to to  "Real Pen Work: Self-Instructor in Penmanship" published in 1881, by the same company. Hudson Maxim (1853-1927) along with his partner, Alden Knowles, published the Self-Instuctor to address the arts of calligraphy and penmanship, and the sale of special inks, pens, and other supplies related to penmanship. Maxim, however, was more importantly known as a chemist and inventor who generally experimented with a variety of explosives. He invented a smokeless gunpowder, a high-explosive bursting powder used in torpedoes, and a variety of other explosives that were extensively used in World War I. During World War I, Maxim also served as chairman on the Committee on Ordnance and Explosives of the Naval Consulting Board as well as donating several inventions to the government to use during the war. Measures 8" x 5", Soft leather padded binding with a gilt-stamped cover design. Interior pages are gilt-edged. To view this album, please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/photos/8gLtmDXXj4BNvnTj6. The covers show heavy wear, and most of the stamp on the front has been rubbed off. The back strip is damaged, and the leather covering is missing. The interior pages however are in great condition.
What appears to be a complete handmade paper pattern for a kimono complete with hand penciled design for embroidery or appliqué that includes scenes of a violent sea, sea serpents, herons flying above a sailing vessel and more.  Proposed colors have been penciled on the pattern. The back piece measures 48" x 32". Reverse is blank.  Appears to be from the 1950s.  .
Gouache. Starburst design.  Red, blue, yellow, and white. Created on paper. Illustrators pencil grid. Design size 4 3/4" x 7".
A group of pochoir designs purchased by a woman while traveling in Japan, presumably in the 1930s or 1940s.The group includes four (4) 9 1/2" x 7" design sheets, five (5) 6 1/4" x 2 1/2" envelopes, four (4) 4" x 2" envelopes and three little origami folded items.  The envelopes have images of objects All of the design sheets and the larger envelopes have information printed in Japanese characters at the base or on the reverse, presumably the artist or design.
Thirty-two (32) 6" x 6" paper swatches from the Marbalia serie.  Pochoir.  Variety of colors and marbling. The Marbalia wallpaper has bee handpainted according to the descriptions. The prices have been removed from the price list in the front of the item. Portions of some samples have been cut out. A label taped to the front cover reads "Showroom copy only." E.C. Bondy is the distributor.
Gouache. Exotic fish design. Red, yellow and black. Stamped on reverse - Schizzi Novita E Disegni Como. Design size 4 1/4" x 7 1/4".
Gouache. Decorative designs. Green, orange, white and black. Created on card stamped - Francis Clivio & C. with logo. Design size 4 7/8" x 6 1/4" and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative designs. Blue, green and white. Created on card stamped -  Francis Clivio & C. with logo. Hand penned design No. 11.  Design size 5 1/8" x 6 1/8" and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".han
Gouache. Decorative designs. Purple, white and black. Created on card stamped - Francis Clivio & C. with logo.  Design size 4 3/4" x 6 1/4" and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative designs.  Grey, white and tan. Created on card stamped -  Francis Clivio & C. Como with logo. Hand penned design No.11.Design size 4 7/8" x 6 1/4" and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative design.  Pink, black, blue and tan.  Created on card.  Design size 4 3/4" x 6 1/8" and Card size 5 3/4 x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative design. Red, blue, yello and black.  Created on card stamped - Francis Clivio with logo. Design size 5 1/4" x 6 1/4"  and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative design. Orange, blue red and black. Created on card stamped - Francis Clivio & C. with logo. Hand penned design No.10. Design size 4 7/8" x 6 1/4" and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative design. Green, pink and black. Created on card stamped - Francis Clivio & C. with logo. Design size 4 7/8" x 6"  and Card size 6" x 8 3/4".
Gouache. Geometric designs on paper. Black, white and red.  Stamped on reverse- Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Design size 4 3/4" x 6 1/4".
Gouache. Created on paper. Decorative designs. Red, white and black. Design size 5 1/2" x 6 3/4".
Gouache. Geometric patterns. Yellow and black.  Created on red paper. Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como with logo. Design size 3 1/4" x 3 3/4".
Gouache. Decorative device designs. Created on blue paper. Stamped on reverse - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C. Como. Design size 3 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Gouache. Olympian designs - Running, Wrestling,  Javelin and Discus. Created on card stamped - Tessile Serica Italiana Francis Clivio & C.  Como with logo. Design size 3 1/4" x 4 3/4"  and Card size  4 3/4" x 6 1/2".
Gouache. Decorative device designs. Black, red and white. Created on blue paper. Design size 3 3/4" x 4".