Le Geographe (silk scarf). Hermès. Sandra Laroche.

Le Geographe (silk scarf).

1997. "Le Geographe" or "The Geographer," 1992, is the first design for Hermès by Australian artist, Sandra Laroche, as part of the "Year by the Sea" collection. Her design depicts four of Australia's explorers, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, Mathew Flinders, Nicolas-Thomas Baudin & François Péron in the corners, a map of Australia in the center surrounded by a ring of Australian fauna & flora. The fauna include the numbat, emu and platypus as they are drawn by Lesueur. Issued on rare Hermès woven jacquard silk in a kangaroo & anchor design in a golden yellow color way. The design was reissued in 1995 & 1997. This scarf appears to be a 1997 edition. The fabric/care label is not present. In perfect condition. Item #26743

Price: $400.00