Sample book of a silk merchant from Lyons, France, 1837. The book contains 71 examples of fabric sold by the merchant, arranged four to a page with handwritten notes in a column beside them. The notes seem to indicate stock numbers or notes of sales. The silks are in a wide variety of patterns and colours including striped and floral.
Sample Album of a Silk Merchant
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 3071 F/005
- Dates of Creation1837
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialFrench
- Physical DescriptionOne volume
Scope and Content
Available for research - please contact the Archivist to make an appointment.
Purchased for City of Leicester Polytechnic Art Library in the 1970s.
Catalogued by Katharine Short, December 2015.
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