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Pattern book

Pattern book

  • Place of origin:

    Agen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lauzun & Fils (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather with printed cottons and block impressions on paper

  • Museum number:

    T.44-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pattern book bound in brown leather with an inscription on the inside first page, including words 'Carte des M. / Lauzun Aine et fils / Fabricant [...] [d'Ind. ?] / a Agen'. There are approximately 130 samples of printed cottons and block impressions on paper. The samples are mounted 3 to a page, each 3.75 x 2.25 inches, outlined in black ink and numbered (not in order). Patterns are mostly stripes and small floral motifs, colours predominantly red and black. Approximately half the book only has been used, and there are samples missing from the used pages.

Place of Origin

Agen (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Lauzun & Fils (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Leather with printed cottons and block impressions on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Carte des M. / Lauzun Aine et fils / Fabricant [...] [d'Ind. ?] / a Agen'
Part of the inscription on the inside first page

Dimensions

Height: 9 in, Width: 5 in, Depth: 2.5 in, Length: 3.75 in sample, Height: 2.25 in sample, Width: 17 cm cover, Length: 27 cm spine, Thickness: 9 cm spine, Weight: 2.1 kg

Descriptive line

Pattern book bound in leather with printed cottons and block impressions on paper, made by Lauzun et Fils, Agen, France, ca. 1780-1800

Categories

Textiles; Pattern books; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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