This uniquely printed neckerchief scarf features mollusk seashells from a photograph by 19th-century French photographers Bisson Frères and Louis Amédée Mante. This photograph is one of many photographs by the French photographers found in the Getty collection. Getty Museum Store has partnered with Echo Design Group on a series of art-inspired scarves. Founded in the 1920s in New York City, they are known around the world for their timeless quality and craftsmanship.
- Material: 100% cotton
- Dimensions: 21 inches x 21 inches
- Dry clean only
- Made in China
- Item #: EN1176680
Bisson Frères was a French photography duo consisting of two brothers, Louis-Auguste and August-Rosalie Bisson that gained prominence during the 19th century. They opened a studio called La Madeleine in Paris and later became famous as the Bisson Brothers. Louis Amédée Mante was a French chemist, inventor, musician, and photographer. He experimented with several photography techniques, resulting in a several revolutionary inventions in the photography field.
Bisson Frères (French, active 1840 - 1864)
Louis-Amédée Mante (French, 1826 - 1913)
[Mollusk Shells], about 1853 - 1854
Salted paper print, 25.2 × 19.2 cm (9 15/16 in × 7 9/16 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles