• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    A GENTLEMAN'S BANYAN OF TOILE DE NANTES

    FRANCE, CIRCA 1818-20

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GENTLEMAN'S BANYAN OF TOILE DE NANTES
    FRANCE, CIRCA 1818-20
    double-breasted, with stand collar and deep, flapped hip pockets, printed with Le Départ de la Garnison: Les Français en Garnison
    with printed signature of Jamet Sculp


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    Nothing is known of Jamet, the engraver, not even his first name. Only five toiles of his design are known.

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    Literature

    Quand les Toiles Racontent des Histoires, Toiles d'Ameublement Normandes au XIXe Siecle, Musée Industriel de la Corderie Vallois, Mylène Doré, page 183