04 septembre 2017

Fortuny, circa 1920, Model 'Delphos'

Lot 6. Fortuny, circa 1920, Model 'Delphos'. Estimate 2,000 — 2,200 €. Photo: Sotheby's.  A pale blue pleated silk shift edged with glass Murano beads and a matching stencilled belt, with a silk gauze bat sleeve tunic. Note: This model was called 'Delphos' after the Charioteer of Delphi by Henriette Fortuny. Sotheby's. 1921-2010 Les Petites Robes Noires, Collection Didier Ludot, Paris, 03 Oct 2017, 02:30 PM
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19 novembre 2015

Fortuny stenciled velvet jacket, c.1930

Fortuny stenciled velvet jacket, c.1930. Sold at Vintage Textile Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo created some of the most remarkable textiles of the 20th century. In his brilliant, multifarious output, Fortuny often drew inspiration from antique textiles. He did not simply copy the old designs; he reinterpreted them to achieve an aesthetic ideal. His famous atelier was located in Venice, an important center of the Renaissance textile trade with the Orient. The Venetian aesthetic tradition was a rich source of ideas from... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2015

Fortuny stenciled velvet jacket, 1930s

Fortuny stenciled velvet jacket, 1930s. $9,950 at Vintage Textile "Faithfully antique but powerfully original..." Marcel Proust In his brilliant, multifarious output, Fortuny often drew inspiration from antique textiles. He did not simply copy the old designs; he reinterpreted them to achieve an artistic ideal. His atelier was in Venice, which had been the center of the Renaissance textile trade with the Orient. The Venetian aesthetic tradition was thus a a fertile source of ideas about the textile masterpieces of the... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2015

Fortuny Peplos tea gown, c.1920

Fortuny Peplos tea gown, c.1920. $7,800 at Vintage Textile Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo created his signature Delphos gown in 1907, repeating the design with minor changes until his death in 1949. The Peplos version features a tunic attached at the neckline, falling in points to the hip, giving the appearance of a two-piece garment. Our lightweight gown is based on the pleated linen chitons worn by Greek maidens 2500 years ago and seen today on Delphic Greek sculpture. The Fortuny Delphos and Peplos gowns have preserved... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2015

Fortuny stenciled silk gauze wrap, c.1920

Fortuny stenciled silk gauze wrap, c.1920. Sold. Courtesy Vintage Textile Mariano Fortuny created his stenciled silk gauze wraps to add ornamentation to the plain pleated Delphos gowns. I love the way the caftan-style wrap allows the body-clinging, sexy Delphos gown (or a garment of your choice) to show through. The three-quarter length silk gauze wrap, based on antique ethnic caftan styles, is cut square with openings for the arms. The edges are trimmed with coral-colored Venetian glass beads, which give the caftan the... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Provenance Tina Chow

Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Provenance Tina Chow. Silk, velvet,metallic pigments. Pattern: Bellini. Length 50" - Width 42" - Shoulder 20" - Armhole 12". Price Upon Request.  Fortuny translated the caftan as a loose fitting outer garment,usually made out of silk velvet crepe or gauze the fitted back and open front allowed for elaborate stenciled decoration and venetian bead trim. The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat, early 20th century

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat, early 20th century. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Dark gray velvet, pattern resist stencil in metallic silver, raspberry silk faille edging on cuffs & jacket perimeter, raspberry silk charmeuse lining, 2 labels: 1 round "Mariano Fortuny Venise" & 1 stamped on seam "Made In Italy Fabrique En Italie. Fortuny Depose", 21 glass bead buttons w/ black cord loops, B 36", L 28", (sleeves altered, metal zippers added to sleeve ends, lining replaced) very good. Price... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat,c. 1920

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet Coat,c. 1920. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Caramel silk velvet, short sleeves, single cord tie below glass bead & loop at neck, velvet stencilled in silver design of carnations, lined in pewter silk satin, circular label "Marino Fortuny Venise", owned by Lydia Fuller, daughter of 1925-1929 MassGovernor Alvan Tufts Fuller, L 35", (small very faint stain) otherwise excellent. Price Realized: $ 6325.00 Augusta Auctions. October 2006 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction. New Hope, PA
30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown with box, 1920-1930s.

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown with box, 1920-1930s. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Blond silk pleated sleeveless gown, Murano amber & white glass side seam beads, stencilled cotton sateen 2" belt, dress & belt labeled, L 59", (hem edge dingy & few tiny spots) pleats all tight, excellent; original round cardbox box, black ribbon ties w/ glass beads, round label on lid "Mariano Fortuny Venise 509 Madison Ave. New York, N.Y.", 8" x 5.5", (lid damaged) fair. Price Realized: $ 10200.00 Augusta... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2014

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown, Italy, c. 1930

Fortuny Silk Delphos Gown, Italy, c. 1930. Photo courtesy Augusta Auctions. Raspberry pleated silk gown, attached long over-tunic, small brick red & turquoise glass beads, short lily sleeves, matching stenciled belt stamped "Fortuny De.", L 59", (silk neck cord replaced, loose pleats) very good. Price Realized: $ 10200.00 Augusta Auctions. April 9, 2014 - NYC