Draping by Frankenthal (Illustrated): A History and Treatise on Full Form Draping With the Use of ... Draping by Frankenthal (Illustrated): A History and Treatise on Full Form Draping With the Use of ... Draping by Frankenthal (Illustrated): A History and Treatise on Full Form Draping With the Use of ...

Draping by Frankenthal (Illustrated): A History and Treatise on Full Form Draping With the Use of Yard Goods, Showing Methods of Procedure in Draping Original Creations in Keeping With Changing Fashions

Frankenthal, Herman (Text by); F. F. Purdy (Edited by)

Published by Merchants' Record and Show Window, Chicago; New York, 1923
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Quarto. 148pp. Original decorative olive moire cloth, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Black and white photographic frontispiece portrait of the author. Herman Frankenthal was the display manager for B. Altman Company, New York, and became famous when he arranged a beautiful series of drapes for the Duplan Silk Company, which made sensation at the New York Silk Exposition of 1918. Since then, Mr. Frankenthal was recognized throughout the country as one of the greatest display managers. He originated and developed dozens of ideas in draping, and designed a number of the most popular and practical fixtures on the market. His "History and Treatise on Full Form Draping" is splendidly illustrated throughout with numerous b/w and color illustrations of fashion figures and store windows draped with textiles. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39590

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Title: Draping by Frankenthal (Illustrated): A ...

Publisher: Merchants' Record and Show Window, Chicago; New York

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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