French Ephemera: Prêt à Papier
A Paper "Pompadour"
It's no secret that I love this dress.I've blogged aboutit in Fabulous Fashionand I've wornthe virtual versionin Second Life, so you can imagine my delight to find this paper version looking out at me from the pages of Victoria Magazine.
Marquise de Pompadour 1756
That's correct, it's a paper re-creation of the dress worn by Madame de Pompadour in the painting by Franois Boucher! Talk about fabulous!!
The artist behind this stunning piece of ephemerais Isabelle de Borchgraveand she didn't stop at the Pompadour but continues to create whole collections of couture inspired by famous paintings, grand couturiers and museum costumes.
Robe la Franais Panier
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