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Velvets and Velveteens. Fall-Winter 1915-1916. Book No. 2. [Silk velvet textiles salesman sample catalogue including velvets, textured velvets, and velveteens].

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Velvets and Velveteens. Fall-Winter 1915-1916. Book No. 2. [Silk velvet textiles salesman sample catalogue including velvets, textured velvets, and velveteens].

by [EDWARDIAN FASHION -- SILK TEXTILES]

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About This Item

Paris & Chicago: Geo. F. Crowley & Co., 1-3 West 37th St., 1915. Oblong folio bifolium portfolio (14.5 x 7 in. when closed, 14.5 x 14 in. when opened). 54 original silk sample swatches including silk velvet & velveteen with all of them attached at upper-fore-edge, each w/ printed label at lower corner identifying inventory no., printed price-list below samples. Purple cloth, decorative gilt lettering & decoration inside above and below the samples (slight wear, minor dustsoiling to fore-edges), still VG copy, w/ silk braid to hang the advertising piece. First edition of this very scarce and beautiful Edwardian silk salesman sample advertising piece. This sample catalogue offers an incredible historical reference for the vibrancy and tremendous variety of silk velvets, velveteens and rich fabrics before World War I for American fashion. Most of these silks and silk velvets were intended for the high fashion industry at the time, encompassing dresses, gowns, capes, scarves, hats, ties, and much more. No copies located in Worldcat.

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Bookseller
Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
48533
Title
Velvets and Velveteens. Fall-Winter 1915-1916. Book No. 2. [Silk velvet textiles salesman sample catalogue including velvets, textured velvets, and velveteens].
Author
[EDWARDIAN FASHION -- SILK TEXTILES]
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Geo. F. Crowley & Co., 1-3 West 37th St.,
Place of Publication
Paris & Chicago:
Date published
1915.
Keywords
Ornament, Fashion, Silk, Design, Textiles, George F. Crowley, Andrew Carroll, New York, Edwardian, Salesman Sample, Swatches, Weaving, Catalogues, Catalogue, Catalogs, Catalog, Flapper Era, High Fashion, Illustrated Books, braids, hat trimmings, water sil

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We are an independent bookseller, established in 1994, who exhibit at numerous book fairs and antique shows throughout the year, including Christine Palmer Antique Expos in Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA, The Rose City Book & Paper Show in Portland, the Custer Antique Show in Spokane, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair, the Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair, the Pasadena Book & Paper Show, and others. We specialize in 19th-century imprints, Technical Books, History, Children's Literature, and much more. In addition we offer appraisals for insurance and tax purposes.

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