Item #17641 Histoire de l’art des styles du costume. Fashion, Josette Eynac.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.
Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.

Histoire de l’art des styles du costume.

[n.p., France:]: n.d., ca. 1920s]. architecture styles of historical periods in various geographical regions to the fashion styles of those periods. Styles illustrated include those of Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia; late medieval Europe; the reign of Louis XIV; traditional Japanese attire; and fashionable 1920s dress. The background illustrations include a Roman archway, seventeenth-century furniture, and even a classical Greek vase that frames an illustration of three women. The fashion illustrations reflect certain design elements in the background illustrations (for example, the patterned fabric in the ancient Egyptian fashions match the decorative style of the columns in the background of the illustrations). With twenty-eight pages of beautifully painted fashion designs (dresses, hats, Greek chitons, etc.) from throughout history, some with background elements (furniture and architecture) and two with real fabric accents pasted down, and two pages of manuscript text explaining architectural and sculptural styles. Some of the fashion designs are captioned in manuscript. Also, with eight tracing paper leaves illustrated in ink overlaying matching designs below, one with pencil annotations noting types of fabric and other design elements. Some soiling to folder. Some offsetting and some foxing. Very good. Original blue stiff paper folder with ribbon binding at spine. 9 x 12 in. 48] pp. Item #17641

We could not locate any information on Josette Eynac, the student who illustrated this album, though she was clearly a capable artist.

Price: $650.00

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