27 novembre 2016

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954

Balenciaga, Evening Gown, 1954
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27 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954

Cristóbal Balenciaga Evening Gown, 1954. Photo By Phillippe Pottier
21 novembre 2016

A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929

Lot 62 : A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929. Estimate: £800 - £1200. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929. indistinctly dated on remains of ivory ribbon label, the skirt falling in handkerchief pleats, bust approx 97cm, 38in.  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
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24 décembre 2015

Halston, Red silk jersey evening gown, c. 1976

Halston, Red evening gown, silk jersey, c. 1976. © Chicago History Museum Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Roy Halston Frowick came to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute. He opened a millinery studio in the early 1950s and later moved to New York to launch his dressmaking career. Halston soon became known for his classical designs in silk jersey and Ultrasuede. This gown is one of more than 60 couture pieces featured in the exhibition Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum.
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28 octobre 2015

Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, 1871–1949), Evening gown, 1920s

Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, 1871–1949), Evening gown, 1920s. Pale-pink pleated silk with pink silk cord and glass beads; (a) L. at center back 47 5/8 in. (120.7 cm), (b) L. 42 1/2 in. (107.5 cm). Gift of Estate of Lillian Gish, 1995 (1995.28.6a) © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mariano Fortuny's pleated evening dresses, often accompanied by coordinated cloaks, shawls, or jackets, were originally designed to be worn as tea gowns. That is, they were intended as "undress" to be worn at home for... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2015

Balenciaga, Evening gown, turquoise silk gauze, 1958

Balenciaga, Evening gown, turquoise silk gauze, 1958 Sketch by Cristobal Balenciaga, 1958
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14 mars 2015

'Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia' on view at the Cranbrook Art Museum

Ornamental Centipede. Harry Bertoia, Circa 1942, Hammered brass. Gift of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth through The Cranbrook Foundation. CAM 1943.12. Photo by R. H. Hensleigh and Tim Thayer. BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.- Cranbrook Art Museum announces that the exhibition Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia will open on March 14, 2015. This is the first Museum exhibition devoted exclusively to Harry Bertoia’s designs for jewelry. It will run through November 29, 2015.  Bertoia (b.... [Lire la suite]