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Textile Dye Sample Books collection
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This collection is comprised of sample books and cards, produced primarily by French dye and textile manufacturers.
The majority of items in the collection were produced by textile and dye manufacturers in Lyon, France. A major center for the silk trade, Lyon's economy has historically centered around its textile and dye industries. Lyon became an important location for the manufacture of synthetic dyes and artificial fibers in the mid-nineteenth century, and throughout the twentieth century.
28 items 14 boxes
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