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Fabric Sample Book - The New Fashion

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
Unbound book comprised of 114 separate pages of fabric samples from John Claude Freres.
Object Registration
7880
Keywords
fashion, john claude freres
Historical information
For nearly a century, Paris was the most important centre for textile design. From all over the world textile entrepreneurs came to Paris for inspiration. From the 1930s, style services developed in Paris in which companies collected the latest textile samples and circulated them around the world. Subscriptions to this service was expensive, but it not as expensive as going to Paris and other places where new trends arose. Textile designers, in Geelong and Melbourne, subscribed to books such as John Claude Freres books to get the latest colour fashions.
When Made
1933
Made By
J. CLAUDE FRERES & CO (Maker)
Last updated
5 Nov 2019 at 2:13PM