Hugo Grygkar is the author of classic carrés including the celebrated Brides de gala. His design for Ex-Libris dates from 1946, revisited here with a new colour treatment. Named for the distinctive designs chosen by bibliophiles for their personal bookplates, the carré celebrates a drawing by Alfred de Dreux, chosen as a bookplate by Emile-Maurice Hermès in 1923, and still in the Hermès collection today: Duc carriage with horse attached, groom standing by. The simplified forms of the duc and groom are placed over the initials EMH. To either side, a caduceus symbolises peace and commerce. Over the years, the drawing became an emblem in its own right.

- 100% silk twill plume
- 140 x 140 cm

Comes with Hermes dust bag, authenticity card and box.

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Hermes Mauve Ex-Libris Coloriage Silk Shawl

  • Product Code: b673
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $139.00