15. Georges Fouquet, after a design by Charles Desrosiers “Headband,” about 1910

15. Georges Fouquet, after a design by Charles Desrosiers “H...

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Georges Fouquet selected delicately colored aquamarines for this headband. Between the gems, he colored the gold structure with equally pale plique-à-jour enamels, then lined the band with small diamonds. Like most of his colleagues, Georges Fouquet moved away from Art Nouveau designs by about 1910. Hair ornaments comprised an important field of jewelry after 1910, as can be seen in this section of the exhibition....
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Georges Fouquet selected delicately colored aquamarines for this headband. Between the gems, he colored the gold structure with equally pale plique-à-jour enamels, then lined the band with small diamonds. Like most of his colleagues, Georges Fouquet moved away from Art Nouveau designs by about 1910. Hair ornaments comprised an important field of jewelry after 1910, as can be seen in this section of the exhibition....
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