Very rare and sought after Hermes Cashmere and Silk GM Shawl “Cosmographia Universalis” by Jan Bajtlik.
First issued in 2020.
The background colours are natural and brown, etc.
Composition: cashmere 70% silk 30%.
Size: 140cm x 140cm
Comes with Hermes box.
Excellent condition. Brand new with tags.
There are no pulls, stains, discolouration, holes or snags. No pilling.
The hemps are plump. No S stamp.
The story behind
Sebastian Münster was a cartographer, historian, astronomer, mathematician and scholar of Hebrew. His book Cosmographia Universalis was published for the first time in Germany in 1544, and one of the most widely read books of the 16th century. When Jan Bajtlik discovered an original edition in a Polish library, he was fascinated by this vision of the world made up of myths and legends. His scarf represents an imaginary landscape and combines architecture, fauna and flora. By using seahorses, sea monsters or even pyramids as models, he creates a dreamlike universe populated by extraordinary creatures.