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Nos impressions supplement 1934

Nos impressions supplement 1934
Lyon: M. Guillermaz et Cie, 1934

Silk samples 2

A trade catalog of textile samples manufactured in Lyon, France. In the silk capital of Europe, Lyonnais manufacturers produced brocades for Louis XIV and eventually attracted designers such as Sonia Delaunay and Raoul Dufy. Featuring over one hundred swatches, this unique item offers colorful patterned natural silk crêpes, muslins, and Hunan silks, as well as toiles, artificial crépons, imitation piqués, and synthetic georgette crêpes.