New Orleans collectibles, and especially Mardi Gras collectibles, continue to be popular worldwide. This gorgeous volume of vintage Mardi Gras ball invitations, dance cards, and admit cards shows off just what kinds of collectibles are still available. Mardi Gras Treasures offers a wonderful look back on the glories of Carnival art, in a single volume that is itself a collector’s item. This special limited edition of 500 is numbered and signed by the author, presented in a lovely cloth slipcase.
About the Author
Henri Schindler, a New Orleans native, is the acclaimed designer of Mardi Gras parades and balls for some of the city’s most eminent societies. He is highly regarded among Carnival historians for his knowledge of the festival’s rich cultural legacy, and of its forgotten artists and builders.
MARDI GRAS TREASURES: Invitations of the Golden Age
By Henri Schindler
160 pp. 8½ x 11 200 color illus.
ISBN: 9781565548381 (net price, no discount, nonreturnable)