Vintage English “Burgess, Ledward & Co. Ltd” yarn dyer’s color chart “Shades On Mercerised Yarns”, c.1920s-30s. The company was based in the north of England, moving to Walden Mills, Walkden in c.1924. It is a beautifully preserved, color swatch book that presents 30 color ranges, each with 6 shades per color. The yarn is presented wound onto stiff board over 6 pages that are interleafed with wax paper. The book would have been issued to the trade, and on the inside cover, is an adhered card that explains the company’s product nomenclature. This is an interesting industrial reference catalogue that comes in excellent and well preserved condition.
Size: Hardcover measures 6 ¾”x 9”.