These prints are made at our location in Seattle, WA. They have a thick, white backing board and are sealed in clear bags. Each is suitable for framing at 11 inches x 14 inches or can be used as is for wall display. Our goal is to bring back to life these wonderful illustrations from old-fashioned, children'sbooks and from early advertising art.
This illustration of two women appareled for the dance appeared in a 1927 edition a very 'haute couture' publication entitled 'Art et Beaute' published in Paris and New York. The plates were colored by pochoir, many of them tipped-in.
These two dresses have been named for popular dances of the day, and described as follows:
(left) Black Bottom Printed Mousseline (chiffon) Creation Doucet (right) Hippsa Printed tulle. Creation Bernard et Cie.