London, South Kensington
4 March 2008
A RARE BOLT OF LYON DRESS SILK, 1930S
black silk crepe printed with shocking pink roundels enclosing portraits of Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, William Powell, Clark, Gable,--12m x 1m ; and a further bolt of Lyon silk, 1930s (2)
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An unusual survival, these silks came from the stock of a Paris fabric shop closed circa 1930. They have remained on the bolts since.
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