Art - Gout - Beaute. Feuillets de L'Elegance Feminine.
Paris. 07- 1923.
No. 35. 3 e. Annee. Pochoir color plates and tipped in illustrations throughout, unpaginated, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative string tied color pictorial wrappers. Lower corners of front cover chipped, light staining at lower left edge of front cover, 3 1/4 inch split at head of spine and 2 1/4 inch split at tail of spine, interior in fine condition. An absolutely exquisite production, filled with stencil handcolor illustrations by famous French couturiers of the twenties, and much handcolored advertising. The color pochoir plate tipped on to the front cover depicts a bridal party with costumes designed by Jean Patou, posing against a Chinese screen. The centrefold is a three panel pochoir illustration of a trip to Longchamp, with designs by Molyneux, Doeuillet, Doucet, Jeanne Lanvin, P. Poiret and Cheruit. It "published monthly the most beautiful models of the great designers in the exact colors of their creations, as well as all the fabrics in fashion." The endpapers for this issue feature a crepe de chine design. Item #45825