This collection is comprised of sample
books and cards, produced primarily by French dye and textile
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.
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to
quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such
activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is
one, and obtaining permission rests with the researcher.
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the
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