Archive for the 'Carres – 1950s' Category

23 Feb

Les Bles (1956)

Designer: Hugo Grygkar Year: 1956 Also 1960s, 1970s, 1985, 1990, 1998, 2006. 2006 version has contrasting roule instead of 1/2 inch border. As seen in the 1956 catalogue: 1985 ad:                   Caretag – 1990: Caretag – 1998: Caretag – 2006 (contrasting hem): Related posts: Paris Modistel/ Paris […]

02 Feb

Soiree de Gala (1950)

  Designer: Jean-Louis Clerc Year: 1950, 1980, 1990, 2006, Fall 2010 From Fall 2010 Carre Stories:         Ref: 001325S, 27 colorways Special Editions: 50th anniversary of the Dallas Opera in 3 colorways (orange, pink, mint green) in 2007           Note: originally referred to as “Soiree a l’Opera”. Became […]

24 Sep

Perspective (1951)

Artist: A.M. Cassandre Year: 1951, 1968?, 1975, Fall 1991 Also avail. in 45cm Gavroche (various years) and 70cm Vintage (Fall 2008) Screens: 15 Literature: Autumn 1991 scarfbook (not shown) Special editions: 1976 – ALLIANCE BETWEEN USA AND FRANCE (not shown) 1995 Luxembourg 2009: Ad Campaign from Fall 2008: From Fall 2008 Knotting Cards: Ref no: […]

04 Sep

Brides de Gala (1957)

Translated: “Gala bridles” Artist: Hugo Grygkar Year: 1957. It’s reissued CONSTANTLY. Screens: 13 Related posts: Neige (1957) Soiree de Gala (1950) Provence/Provincia (1956) Astrologie (1963) Hermes’ Themes Year by Year

21 Aug

Paris Modistel (Untitled)

Designer: Hugo Grygkar Year: 1950s See Paris Modistel /Paris Modiste (1956) for contrast and reference. Like most H carres of the 1950s, this has a white contrasting roule. Related posts: Paris Modistel/ Paris Modiste (1956) Médecin à la Maison (1951) Les Bles (1956) Ville de Paris (1943) Neige (1957)

12 Jan

Le Pave du Roy (1954)

  Artist: Christiane Vauzelles Year: 1954, 1975 Subject: the Louis XIV equestrian statue in the courtyard at Versailles by Petitot Note: the boots in the corner belonged to Louis XIV and also appear in Presentation de Chevaux Reference: seen in 1979 Monde d’Hermes As seen in 1954 catalog: Special Editions: A special polyester version with […]