This stamp represents the milliner, an artisan who made hats in the last century. In this era hats were an everyday accessory.
The milliner was a hat maker.
Hats were still part of everyday clothing at the start of the 20th century, and milliners had a considerable influence on fashion at the time.
Each hat was a unique piece, and milliners stood out using their creative ideas, shapes, fabrics and other decorations.
Jacques Doppée has produced many stamps for Belgium, Luxembourg and Faroe Island. He is a painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver.
Jacques Doppée is a specialist in medieval techniques. He is inspired by nature and has a preference for landscapes and beach scenes. He has also created stylised images of plants and insects represented in a graphic and meticulous way.
He was trained at the Académie royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels and at the Ecole des Arts in Ixelles (Belgium).
|Illustrations:||Jacques Doppée (B)|
|Printing:||Offset lithography by Cartor Security Printing S.A., La Loupe (F)|
|Stamp format:||40 x 31.50 mm, 10 stamps per sheet with decorated border.|