If you will look within my Book
Among my best & dearest
friends, I've still a place
There is a " THOMAS STEVENS " embossed credit on the reverse of this silk.
As is evident from the woven words, this silk was originally placed on the inside cover of a Victorian Photograph Album, so that the actual silk could be viewed through a hole cut into the cover.
image of embossed Stevens credit on the reverse of this silk