(Signed!) {Pellaprat, Henri-Paul} Diploma from Le Cordon Bleu. Framed. [1931].

(Signed!) {Pellaprat, Henri-Paul}  Framed Diploma dated December 30, 1931 from the Institut de Cuisine de Paris. Text in French, printed on paper with the recipient’s name “Louise Balmont” and date handwritten in ink; ornately illustrated with clusters of grapes, hanging game birds, platters of fancy prepared dishes; contains the quite clear signature by her professor the famous French chef Henri-Paul Pellaprat, as well as the director of the school.  Measures 18” x 12.5”, professionally framed with archive-quality red mat in heavy one inch thick black wood frame, in safety-proof glass, measuring 20.5” x 25.5” in total.  Paper uniformly browned, a few folds, else Very Good.  Unique piece of culinary history from the cooking school Julia Child attended and helped to make famous.