What is Passpartout?
Also asked, what does Passpartout mean?
Passe-partout. pas′-par-tōō′, n. a means of passing anywhere: a master-key: a kind of simple picture-frame, usually of pasteboard, within which the picture is fixed by strips of paper pasted over the edges. [Fr., a 'master-key,' from passer, to pass, par, over, tout, all.]
Subsequently, question is, what is a passe partout frame? The French term, occasionally used in English, is passe-partout (or passepartout). A picture (a photo or print, drawing, etc.) is placed beneath it, with the cutout framing it. The French word may also be used for the tape used to stick the back of the picture to its frame.
Regarding this, how much is Passpartout?
Passpartout: The Starving Artist
Where is Passepartout from?
He is the French valet of the novel's English main character, Phileas Fogg. His surname translates literally to "goes everywhere", but this is an idiom for "skeleton key" in French.