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1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4
1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4

1888 Chromolithograph 17th Century Costume Hoop Skirt Fashion Huiken Crest LCH4

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This is a rare, original 1888 two-page color chromolithograph set (two single-sided pages) which depicts some of the styles and fashions worn by women in 17th century Germany, the Duchy of Brabant, England and France. The Crowned V plate is filled primarily with fashionable seasonal attire for the avant-garde English lady, while the Flower plate focuses on several more uniform styles, including the bizarre pompom crests which adorn the heads of rich woman from northern Germany and the Netherlands. Please see the additional image for further illustrations.

Key Elements in Each Plate

Flower - Top - Frankfort matron - Wife of a merchant from Anvers -Bourgeoisie from Strasbourg - Bourgeois daughter in a nuptial outfit - Two young girls from Strasbourg - Noble woman from Brabant - Bottom - Woman from Cologne - Married bourgeois woman from Cologne - Lady from Cologne in walking attire - Two more noble women from Cologne - Woman in similar attire.

Crowned V - Top - English woman dressed for spring - Similar clothing style to the walking outfit of the Cologne women - English woman in summer clothing - Portrait of a young girl, attributed to Van der Helst - English woman in winter attire - Portrait of a woman, possibly French - English woman in a light spring dress - Bottom - English woman dressed for autumn and fidgeting with harvested food - Wife of a mayor - English woman in a revealing summer dress - Woman wearing indoor attire - English woman dressed to visit the town in her autumn clothing- Woman from Anvers - English woman ready for winter with a covered face and a toasty muff.

CONDITION

This 123+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Chromolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.5 inches; 25 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper has obtained an extraordinary, ultra-rare collection of original color and chromolithographs, which capture a myriad of ancient cultures and costumes from around the world. Virtually unseen individually, and from perhaps the most coveted portfolio of costumes from the 19th century, these historically important elephant folio-sized chromolithographs depict scenes and images venturing from ancient Egypt to classical Rome and Greece. Each illustration was adapted from actual artifacts and archaeological sites to define accurate representations of life during each time period; from the dainty Orient to the tribes of Oceania, there are beautiful illustrations for all, each more unique than the next.

Please note that the full original supporting documents for this original piece, shown in the additional pictures attached to the listing, are included and will be shipped with this original.

The originals offered are from the first edition of RacinetÕs masterwork on costumes of the world. Many have been heightened in gold and silver. The full color chromolithographs are some of the most spectacular we have procured. The duotone chromolithographs are stunning and impeccably preserved. Each piece from the collection is in museum-quality condition.

Keywords specific to this image: fad, mode, historical, comical, seasonal, dress, ruff, veil, collar, dog

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