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Silk Swatch book from Lyons, France 1763-64-V Search the Collections This swatch book shows a variety of silks including plaids and small checks

Swatch book

Silk Swatch book from Lyons, France Search the Collections This swatch book shows a variety of silks including plaids and small checks (ummmm I own some of the small pink check at bottom :) Happy dance!

This sample book was a marketing tool; it contains swatches of fabric made by the Manchester manufacturing firm of Benjamin and John Bower. The samples on this page are woven with a very fine cotton warp and single, silk weft

Textile Sample Book Date: 1771 Culture: British Medium: Paper, cloth binding, with attached samples of fustian Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 2 inches x x cm Bound pages: 8 x 4 in. Classification: Textiles-Sample Books Credit Line: Rogers Fund, Accession Number:

Swatch book Place of origin: Lyon, France (made) Date: ca. 1763-1764 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk, taffeta, linen, brocaded, leather bound, paper and ink, sealing wax Credit Line: Acquired with the help of Marks and Spencer Ltd and the Worshipful Company of Weavers Museum number: T.373-1972

Swatch book

Swatch book Place of origin: Lyon, France (made) Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker:

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