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Description: Eisenberg Original Flowers in Vase Scarf, signed and designed by Rene Bouet-Willaumz with c. 1948 Vogue page showcasing his watercolor "A Day at the Races."
Scarf is shown on page 116, figure 5.1 from "Eisenberg Originals, The Golden Years of Fashion Jewelry, and Fragrance, 1920s-1950s" by Sharon G. Schwartz. Vogue magazine print of Bouet-Willaumez is shown on page 118, figure 5.3. Designed by French born Count Bouet-Williams, born in 1900. He began working with Vogue in 1929. Beginning in 1945, Eisenberg started to mention scarves in its advertised product lists, and they were given their own category. Despite the attention, there is no indication that scarves were offered for more than a few years.
39" x 36" (scarf)

  • Dimensions: 39" x 36" (scarf)

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September 12, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

Indianapolis, IN, US

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