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A type of small picture made from brightly colored woven silk, produced during the late 19th century.
- ‘This collection consists of pre-World War I postcards, including the world's premier collection of woven silks and Stevengraphs.’
- ‘Lot 19522 is the rare and desirable 19th century silk baseball Stevengraph.’
- ‘The Stevengraphs were big sellers at the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.’
- ‘Information on the back of the mount can help the collector determine the date of a Stevengraph.’
- ‘This picture is very crowded with figures and is larger than the normal Stevengraph.’
Named after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English weaver, whose firm made them.
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