1922 Pochoir Print Costume Fashion First French Empire Women Dress Bonnets HCF2

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"Les Modes du 1st Empire 1799 - 1815 / Les bains à la mode chez Vigier en 1800"

This an original 1922 color frontispiece with a gold gilt border of an illustration of the fashionable dress worn by French women during the period of the First French Empire. (Please note that due to the difficulty of digitally capturing metallic inks we have provided two images of this item. Please see both images.)

Period Paper has obtained a beautiful collection of original pochoir prints of historical costumes from around the world. 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.

CONDITION

This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Orig. Print (Pochoir); Color w/Gold Gilt
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 14.75 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)

Period Paper has obtained a beautiful collection of original pochoir prints of historical costumes of French fashion and costumes from the reign of King Henri III through the First French Empire. 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.

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