Chapelier (Milliner
Chapelier (Milliner

DIDEROT, Denis. Chapelier (Milliner)

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Diderot on Milliners.

DIDEROT, Denis. Chapelier (Milliner) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 2 Paris (1763)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 2 pages of descriptive text & 3 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 3 plate sheets and descriptive text for the entry of Chapelier from volume II of plates. Plates are numbered 1-3.
1 page (176) from volume III of the Encyclopédie (1753) including information on Les ouvrages
1 page (33) from volume XVI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Teinturier-chapelier
With some browning to a few leaves.

These plates show in great depth the work of the Chapelier, or hatmaker. The additional text leaves also further explain the skills and tasks involved in the craft.