The milliner (0,85 + 0,10 Eur)
The milliner (0,85 + 0,10 Eur)
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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.


The artist

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.
  • 2012
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