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Half-price 1920s Fashion Sketch 31, Croquis XXI pochoir.

Half-price 1920s Fashion Sketch 31, Croquis XXI pochoir.

by David

Exquisitely-painted, beautifully-aligned woven fabric Winter Outfit c1920, with large collar, cuffs and complimentary hat. Sketch 31 (Croquis XXXI) Superb pochoir by the David sisters.

Original pochoir Croquis XXXI (Sketch 31) by David. Published in Paris circa 1922 for Gazette du Bon Ton (Journal of Good Style), the exclusive publication that introduced the latest superior fashion styles.

Pochoir, the French word for stencil, was the labour-intensive method of illustration by hand-colouring with gouache and watercolour, through separate stencils for each colour. The finest illustrators of the day showed fashions by prominent French designers in Gazette du Bon Ton, published by Lucien Vogel in Paris between 1912 and 1925.

Size of page 24 x 19cm or 9.5 x 7.5 inches

Stock Number: apGdBT31Price: $55.00

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