Reference number
  • F/005
  • Item
  • 1837
Extent and medium
  • One volume
  • 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.
Conditions governing access
  • Available for research - please contact the Archivist to make an appointment.
Conditions governing reproduction
  • Photographs may be taken for private research purposes only.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
  • Purchased for City of Leicester Polytechnic Art Library in the 1970s.
Archivist's note
  • Catalogued by Katharine Short, December 2015.