Lyon, France: J. Bouvard & Cie 20, Rue Lafont, c. 1900.
14 thick card sheets with samples centrally mounted vertically to recto and verso, some sheets quite thick to accommodate larger epaulets, each with manuscript notations of name, size, etc. 11-3/4 x 6-3/4 inches. Black cloth album with the printed label of “J. Bouvard et Cie Fabrique de Dorures, Soireries, Ornaments d'Eglise” to front paste-down. Some wear commensurate with age and use, spotting and thumbsoiling, apparently complete with all samples, backing possibly restored at an early date. Item #263502
This very unusual French sample book contains a large range of epaulets and sequin samples with a few lettering and star samples.
Price: $2,500.00 Free International Delivery