Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product

November 9, 2007 – September 1, 2008

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Ground Floor

This exhibition examines the historical and contemporary use of sampling formats, in use since the 18th century. Highlights include sample books of wallcoverings; textiles, ribbons, and lace; transfer print plates with sample borders; wallcoverings; and drawings and prints showing design alternatives.