30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Evening Dress, 1961

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Evening Dress, 1961. Silk faille with silk chenille and silk thread embroidery; a) Dress center back length: 52 in. (132.08 cm); b) Slip center back length: 40 in. (101.6 cm). Gift of Mr. James Pendleton (63.4a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Suit, 1961

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Suit, 1961. Wool novelty yarn suit with braided silk buttons; silk twill blouse; a) Jacket: Center back length: 19 1/8 in. (48.58 cm); b) Blouse: Center back length: 26 1/2 in. (67.31 cm); c) Skirt: Center back length: 14 3/4 in. (37.47 cm). Gift of Mrs. Werner Scharff (M.67.75.1a-c). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Cape, circa 1964

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Cape, circa 1964. Machine-made silk lace and silk pongee - a) Dress center back length: 40 1/4 in. (102.24 cm); b) Cape center back length: 26 1/2 in. (67.31 cm). Gift of the Estate of Mrs. John Jewett Garland (M.71.19.4a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957. Warp-printed chiné silk taffeta. a) Dress center back length: 38 in. (96.52 cm); b) Coat center back length: 48 in. (121.92 cm). Gift of Mrs. Frank Fuller (M.59.18.2a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Dinner Dress, 1939

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Dinner Dress, 1939. Silk serge appliquéd on silk chiffon. Gift of Donald P. Daniels in memory of Genevieve Winans Daniels (M.70.39.1).  Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, 1957. Warp-printed chiné silk taffeta. a) Dress center back length: 38 in. (96.52 cm); b) Coat center back length: 48 in. (121.92 cm). Gift of Mrs. Frank Fuller (M.59.18.2a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Evening Gown and Cape, 1963

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Evening Gown and Cape, 1963. Silk taffeta - a) Gown: Center back length: 52 in. (132.08 cm); b) Cape: Center back length: 28 in. (71.12 cm). Gift of the Estate of Mrs. John Jewett Garland (M.71.19.5a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
30 juillet 2015

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, circa 1955

Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spain, active France, 1895-1972), Woman's Cocktail Dress and Coat, circa 1955. Silk satin damask. Gift of Mrs. Michael Blankfort in memory of her mother, Mrs. William Constable Breed (M.75.51.61a-b). Los Angeles County Museum of Art © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
26 juillet 2015

Paul Poiret Haute Couture, 1924. Robe sac en crêpe satin damassé champagne

Paul Poiret Haute Couture, 1924. Robe sac en crêpe satin damassé champagne. Estimation 1,800 — 2,200 EUR. Lot vendu 2,750 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Garde-robe de Madame Denise Poiret. Littérature: La création en liberté, Univers de Paul et Denise Poiret 1905-1928, Piasa, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 et 11 Mai 2005, p. 183. Note: Modèle comparable reproduit dans: Yvonne Deslandres, Paul Poiret, Editions du regard, Paris, 1986, p. 80.Caroline Milkbank, Couture, Robert Laffont, p. 86. ... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2015

Mariano Fortuny, Caftan, ca. 1930

Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), Caftan, ca. 1930, silk. Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm). Gift of Courtlandt Palmer, 1950. C.I.50.44. The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This Fortuny-designed maroon caftan, or djellaba, is based on Asian and North African forms. Fortuny preserves the length of the fabric panels without interruptions of tailoring, not because he is averse to cutting the textile but rather to advance the caftan as an apparel type. As in the traditional... [Lire la suite]
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