Pair Antique French silk millinery ribbon trim unusual ivory embroidery black & blue, costume design, upholstery mixed media

Pair Antique French silk millinery ribbon trim unusual ivory embroidery black & blue, costume design, upholstery mixed media

32.00

Rare late 1800s haute couture antique jacquard silk millinery ribbon echantillons. they still have the original echantillon tag which notes the reference number of the ribbon 'Patron 13748', and the company is J. Guinard of Lyon which closed in the 50s.

A very unique and sumptious piece of French textile history!

This trim is new old stock and was created in Lyon by the Maison J. Guinard of Lyon which closed in the 1950s. The ribbon was woven on a jacquard metier and is a very fine quality, jacquard ribbon made for haute couture.

Please note that the ribbons are timeworn with some fissures in the silk but they are still incredibly beautiful

Details:

Trim 1: blue, 32cm length and 9cm width
Trim 2: black 40cm length and 9cm width

In good antique condition - timeworn

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