1922 Pochoir Louis XIV Ladies Costume Umbrella Gloves - ORIGINAL COS1
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This an original 1922 pochoir print of several gloves, umbrellas, etc. worn by upper-class French women during the reign of Louis XIV (1574 - 1643). Please note that several of the illustrations (figs. 1,2,4,8, and 15) have applied gold ink which appears brown in our digital image. Fig. 7 has applied silver ink which appears gray in our digital image.
Period Paper has obtained a beautiful collection of
original pochoir prints of French costumes and clothing design for women covering the period from 1037 to 1870. This rare collection was printed by zincography, a printing process of engraving or etching on zinc plates, and colored in pochoir, a process of hand painting using stencils, or pochoirs, on each image. This painstaking process captures the smallest detail of each costume, making this an extraordinary artistic as well as historic collection of costume images.
This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some light aging in the margins --please see image.
Product Type: Orig. Print (Pochoir); Metallic Color
Grade: Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 14.5 inches; 27 x 37 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)