Karen Hanmer

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Title: Army Cooks Manual

Army Cooks Manual

Army Cooks Manual | bound by artist in 2005 | Collection of the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Millimeter binding on 1916 manual for U.S. Army cooks. Ingres covered paper case, paper design by binder. Goatskin trim. Handsewn endbands. Brown acrylic sprinkled edges.

5.5 x 4.5 x 1"

Design references both a stereotypical Army chore, and the millimeter binding’s use of narrow leather trim.