01 mars 2016

Callot Sœurs, Evening Dress, c. 1909

Callot Sœurs, Evening Dress, c. 1909. Black silk charmeuse, chiffon, and lace; lace fabric hanging from shoulder; silk satin belt; fake jet ornamentation. Label "Callot Soeurs MARQUE MODE DÉPOSÉS, Paris. AC10339 2000-25-1AB ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Taishi Hirokawa This high-waist empire-style dress, represents the transition of fashion from the S-shaped silhouette shortly before this period to a simple silhouette. However, looking into its structure, the dress incorporates bones to support the... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Kimono Coat, 1910s. Light brown velvet with polychrome stencil print of Japanese traditional pattern; salmon-pink silk faille lining; straight-cut structure. AC7771 93-19 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Kazumi Kurigami A gorgeous informal, indoor wear. The "tatewaku" (hourglass line) pattern with butterfly and hollyhock motifs was inspired by a Japanese fabric. Mariano Fortuny sought out pattern design sources from diverse periods and regions, including Japan. The textile for this coat has the... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2016

Jeanne Lanvin, Evening Dress, 1910s & & Evening Dress, unknown, 1910s

Jeanne Lanvin, Evening Dress (left), 1910s. Green silk chiffon and tulle lace; floral embroidery; rose flower ornament. Label "Jeanne Lanvin PARIS", AC5806 88-22-3AB & Evening Dress (right), unknown. Beige silk tulle and pink silk chiffon; floral embroidery of beads and fake pearls; gold cord embroidery on skirt; AC1000 78-30-14 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama These dresses have a high waist silhouette, which is representative of the early 1910s. This silhouette spread... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2016

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s

Mariano Fortuny, Dress "Delphos", 1910s. Green silk satin one-piece dress; thin pleats all over; glass beads at armholes and side seams. Label "MADE IN ITALY FABRIQUÉ EN ITALIE FOR FORTUNY DEPOSE". AC3189 80-8-3 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama The "Delphos" series, which originated in around 1907, was the signature work of Mariano Fortuny, who used Japanese or Chinese silk fabrics to make ancient Greek-style dresses. Pleats flow down from the shoulders to cover the body naturally. This fresh... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Jean-Philippe Worth, Coat, 1910s, Worth

Jean-Philippe Worth, Coat, 1910s, Worth. Dark red velvet; beige silk satin lining; kimono neckline; looped "kumihimo" (Japanese cord)-like decoration; tassel with beading. AC2880 79-27-1 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Kazumi Kurigami This is an interesting example in which a pulled-back collar, a kimono-style overlap, and loose drapes for the lower part of the back resembling the appearance of a kimono are effectively expressed by Western-style three-dimensional cutting.At the end of the 19th century... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2016

Banyan with flowers, Netherlands, ca. 1795

Banyan with flowers, Netherlands, ca. 1795. Cotton, linen, h 138 cm. BK-2012-67. Acquisition 1875. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. of cotton printed with floral motif sprinkle in block, with collar and lapels. Model: fitted with tight-fitting long-sleeved beaten back cuffs with three buttons covered with the same fabric. Collar and large lapels with a festoon every buttonhole. Closure center front nine with the same fabric covered buttons on each side and festooned buttonholes. Long slit on the... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2016

Banyan possibly belonged to King-William III, Netherlands, ca. 1675 - ca. 1702

Banyan  originally purple silk interwoven with flowers of gold, possibly belonged to King-William III, Netherlands, ca. 1675 - ca. 1702. l 154 cm. Acquisition 1875. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Kimono originally purple silk interwoven with flowers of gold. Kimono Model. Only Lang, with shawl collar and elongated transfer to three-quarters of the length. Fully Clipped wide sleeves with wide cuffs. Padded. Lining of green taffeta. May have belonged to the King-William III.
25 février 2016

Damask banyan, c. 1775-1800

Banyan, Netherlands, c. 1775-1800. Damask. back: L 135 cm, W 247 cm. BK-NM-13160. Donation Esq. JF Backer, Amsterdam, 1924. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Quilted robe of silk damask, great design of vines, flowers and leaves in green twill in red satin ground. Standing collar with button and buttonhole. Pockets in the side seams, sleeves being cut, no shoulder seam, but middenrugnaad.Button loop as closure. Lining brick red cotton bags lined with coarse linen. This jacket is a derivative... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2016

Roberto Capucci

Roberto Capucci. Ommagio a Pisanello © Fondazione Roberto Capucci Roberto Capucci. Wedding Dress with butterfly wings © Fondazione Roberto Capucci Roberto Capucci. Scene dress created by Roberto Capucci for the vestal virgins of Norma by Vincenzo Bellini, in silk taffeta with a queue of 11 meters each formed from the central part of the garment and the sleeves, embellished with a sequined embroidery of silver by a series of cords of different sizes on the bodice, 1986, Norma, Vincenzo Bellini, Verona, Arena.
23 février 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972), Robe du soir de satin jaune, 1962

Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972), Robe du soir de satin jaune, 1962