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

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"Les Modes du 1st Empire 1799 - 1815 / Coiffures"

This an original 1922 color pochoir print of an illustration of the fashionable caps, bonnets, hats, and headdresses of upper class French women during the period of the First French Empire.

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 tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Orig. Print (Pochoir); 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)

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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