- Story & know-how
French handmade luxury box, inspired from Marie-Antoinette
- 18th century inspired
- Handmade by one of the lastest French luxury boxes artisans
- Luxury fabrics (cotton & suede)
The Marie Antoinette box is a tribute to the 18th century, where you will be immediately transported to a Versailles boudoir. Creating luxury box is now a very rare art and know-how in France.
The luxury box is covered with Toile de Jouy fabric with a blue design. The different perspectives reveal subtle details and symbols from the 18th century. Toile de Jouy is an historical French luxury know-how: the original manufacture opened in 1760 in Jouy en Josas (a tiny village very close to Versailles). Centuries later, Toile de Jouy timeless designs remain French icons.
On the inside, the box is covered with a water-green suede from Pierre Frey, a French luxury Maison founded in 1935. They honour French traditions and luxury style, taking inspiration in a collection dating from the sixteenth century to the present.
This luxurious box comes with an aqua luxury dust bag, that you can close with a grey lace.
All that remains is to choose where you will display it: it can be an elegant decor in your room or else used in your closet to host your accessories (belts, scarves…) or your lingerie.
Height: 9.4 inches - 24 cm ; Diameter: 13.8 inches - 35 cm.
These products are handmade, making them unique, then they may slightly vary in size.
Weight: 2.9 lb - 1.3 kg
Material: The cardboard box is covered with cotton on the outside and suede inside. The dust bag is in cotton.
Care instructions: In case of a stain on the box, you can clean it with a soft cloth with water and natural soap. The dust bag can be handwashed or machine washed at low temperatures (tap cold or cold) and must be dried naturally (no tumble dry).
Lilly practices the art of “Cartonnière”. This French traditional profession masters the realisation of handmade luxury boxes in paper and fabrics. There are only a few Cartonnières remaining in France today.
Passionate about the French Art de vivre and a centuries-old heritage, she pursues the tradition of handmade luxury boxes. Her design is a tribute to the 18th century: elegance, refined details and magnificence. You will be immediately transported to a Versailles boudoir, from the times of Marie Antoinette.
Would you guess how many days Lilly needs to create this hat box? For one hat box, at least 2 full days are necessary. It requires a great mastery in several techniques, and also patience! Cutting, couture, sticking, drying… The luxury hat box will be finally ready to join your home.
The shipping for this item is $6.99 to USA & Canada and $9.99 for Australia & New Zealand. We are a small business, we do our best to offer your attractive international express shipping rates.
We prepare your order in maximum 2 business days (we do it same day most of the time!).
We work with the international express carrier DHL. Once we have handed over your order to DHL, they should deliver your product in 2 to 5 business days for USA & Canada and in 3 to 5 business days for Australia & New Zealand.