27 août 2016

House of Dior, Raf Simons, Dress, autumn-winter 2012–13, Haute Couture

House of Dior (French, founded 1947). Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968). Dress, autumn-winter 2012–13, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn white silk organdy and blue silk net hand–embroidered by Hurel with blue, clear, and yellow sequins, clear bugle beads, and crystals; machine–sewn ivory silk crepe, tulle, and chiffon, hand–embroidered by Lesage with gold metal thread, pearls, pink crystals, and hand–cut pink flower petals; hand–finished. Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute House of Dior (French,... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

Hussein Chalayan, “Duck” Dress, spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter

Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970) . “Duck” Dress, spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink polyester tulle, hand–gathered and sculpted into tufts and machine–stitched to pink cotton twill. Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute   Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970) . “Duck” Dress(detail), spring-summer 2000, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn pale pink polyester tulle, hand–gathered and sculpted into tufts and machine–stitched to pink cotton twill.... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2016

Boué Soeurs, Court Presentation Ensemble, 1928, Haute Couture

Boué Soeurs (French, active 1899–1957). Court Presentation Ensemble, 1928, Haute Couture. Hand–sewn ivory silk tulle, machine–embroidered with couched silver cord in a foliate and vermicelli pattern; insets of silver–blue silk and metal lamé with machine–picot edging; hand–appliquéd with hand–embroidered white silk tulle with artificial flowers in pink, purple, green, yellow, and blue silk ribbon and floss. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope.  Boué Soeurs (French, active 1899–1957). Court Presentation Ensemble(detail), 1928, Haute... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

Pierre Cardin, Dress, 1968, Haute Couture

Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress, 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo ©Nicholas Alan Cope. Pierre Cardin (French, born Italy, 1922). Dress(detail), 1968, Haute Couture. Machine–sewn, heat–molded brown polyester Cardine (Dynel). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute
22 août 2016

Prada, Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter

Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress, autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered trompe l’oeil lace motif; hand–finished. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Prada (Italian, founded 1913). Miuccia Prada (Italian, born 1949). Dress (detail), autumn/winter 2008–9, Prêt–à–Porter. Machine–sewn cream silk gabardine, digital–inkjet–printed in brown and black with digitally scanned and rendered... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

Maison Margiela, “Drapery Study” Ensemble, spring/summer 1997, Semi–Couture

Maison Margiela (French, founded 1988). Martin Margiela (Belgian, born 1957). “Drapery Study” Ensemble, spring/summer 1997, Semi–Couture. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. Machine–sewn yellow synthetic velvet half–dress; machine–sewn natural linen plain–weave vest, hand–stamped with Stockman dummy text, hand–sewn hook–and–eye closures, hand–basted with white cotton twill tape; unfinished black silk chiffon, hand–draped and –tacked.  Maison Margiela (French, founded 1988). Martin Margiela (Belgian, born 1957). “Drapery Study”... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, ca. 1937. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Millicent Huttleston Rogers, 1951 (2009.300.1449). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A striking, unusual design, this necklace by Schiaparelli is characteristic of her highly original design aesthetic. The sculptural piece, crisp in gold metal, although worn as jewelry, also looks... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Beatrice Glass, 1981 (1981.517.12). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, fall 1938. Metal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1496). © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Schiaparelli's fall 1938 pagan collection dazzled her clients and the fashion press with references to spring eternal throughout. The collection was studded with flowers, insects, and as seen in this... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2016

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938

Elsa Schiaparelli, (Italian, 1890–1973). Necklace, 1938. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955 (2009.300.1236) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The symbolism connected to the ivy plant is varied. Based on its evergreen nature, and the ability to grow in the darkest of places despite lack of light, it has been seen as a symbol of fidelity and enduring... [Lire la suite]
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