26 juin 2017

Exhibition 'Reigning Men' traces 300 years of men's fashionable dress

Johnson Hartig, American, born 1962; for Libertine, “Ensemble” (detail), Fall/Winter 2009-10; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Johnson Hartig. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA. SAINT LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015, an exhibition that celebrates a rich history of restraint and resplendence in menswear. The ticketed exhibition is on view from June 25 through Sept. 17. Featuring more than 150 looks, Reigning Men traces cultural influences over... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760

Lot 41 : A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. Estimate:£800 - £1000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. of pale peach silk brocaded with ivory and pale green ribbon garlands and blossom, double-breasted with silk cord covered buttons, wide curved sleeves with broad cuffs, short stand collar, pocket slits and two internal linen patch pockets, lined in green taffeta, chest 102cm, 40in. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
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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]
28 octobre 2015

Man’s At-home Robe (Banyan), France, circa 1760

Man’s At-home Robe (Banyan), France, circa 1760. Silk satin with supplementary weft float patterning; lined with striped plain weave silk. Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen Michelson, with additional funding from the Costume Council, the Edgerton Foundation, Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer, Maureen H. Shapiro, Grace Tsao, and Lenore and Richard Wayne (M.2007.211.949). Photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA Center back length: 51 1/2 in. (130.81 cm)
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28 octobre 2015

Man's Banyan and Waistcoat, France, circa 1765

Man's Banyan and Waistcoat, France, circa 1765. Silk, wool flannel lining. Costume Council Fund (M.63.53a-b). Photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA a) Banyan center back length: 53 in. (134.62 cm) Bibliography: Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt.  Fabric and Fashion.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974.
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28 octobre 2015

Man's At-home Robe (Banyan) and Waistcoat, France, circa 1720

Man's At-home Robe (Banyan) and Waistcoat, France, circa 1720. Silk satin with silk supplementary-weft patterning. Costume Council Fund (M.2010.90a-b). Photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA a) Robe center back length: 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm); b) Waistcoat center back length: 55 3/4 in. (141.61 cm)
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15 septembre 2013

Banyan, maker unrecorded, c. 1780-90

Banyan, maker unrecorded, c. 1780-90. From the collection of Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. Photo: RISD Museum. 
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