circa 1665 -1735
Christopher Baudoin was the founder of the silk industry in the United Kindom. He was among the persecuted Huguenot designers who left France in the 1680's to settle in the UK, first in Canterbury then in the East End of London.
- Rothstein, Natalie. Silk Designs of the Eighteenth century from the Collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum Thames & Hudson ISBN 0500 235899 (1990)
- British Textiles, 1700 to the Present. V&A Publishing, 2010