Antoinette Poisson Domino Notebook (Guirlandes de fleurs)
The hand-made notebook is with the domino paper book cover and cream-colored thick paper inner pages with a golden frame. The crimson stamens match with yellow or white elegant petals connected by black ribbons, blue and black dots surrounded by blooming flowers, and the delicate French imagery can readily get.
Handcrafted dominoterie originated in the 18th century. The metal blocks with painted flowers or geometric patterns embossed on hand-made paper, painted and colored by hand or template to become domino paper. The domino paper with complicated craft and charming designs used initially for covering books, wrapping boxes, or lining paper for furniture cabinets. In the 19th century, domino paper extended to wall wallpapers or screens. Whether in the French folk or aristocracy, the flourishing development of domino paper attributed to the admiration of the Marquise of Versailles and art connoisseur-Madame de Pompadour. Her longing for a better life and ultimate elegant taste have contributed to this exquisite craft. However, this technique gradually declined as industrialization drove the use of a large amount of printing paper. Until Antoinette Poisson's inheritance and development, it can be called the Renaissance of Domino hand-made paper.
Brand Antoinette Poisson
- 14cm x 21cm x 1.4cm
- Plain/160 pages
- Vellum paper/Cream colored(120 g/m2)