17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny, dress (detail). Italy, ca. 1912

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Dress (detail). Italy, ca. 1912. Pleated silk, block printed with gold, decorated with glass beads, belt lined with silk. Given by Fr. Sebastian Bullough. Museum number: T.731&A-1972. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images Dress of pleated black silk, block printed with a gold pattern. It has a matching belt lined with cream silk. ['Delphos' dress] Dress of pleated black silk, block printed with a gold pattern. It... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920. Metallic printed silk velvet, lined in corded silk. Given by Mrs. Hollond. Museum number: T.424-1976. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images Hip length jacket of black velvet printed with a formal leaf design in gold. Edged with green velvet also printed with gold. The jacket is dolman cut in three pieces with shoulder and side seams. The sleeves which are short are also trimmed at... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny, evening dress of pleated silk in the style of a Grecian chiton, ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Long, ankle length, plain black evening dress of pleated silk in the style of a Grecian chiton, ca. 1920. Given by Mrs Hollond. Museum number: T.423&A-1976. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images Tubular shape, with gathering at the underarm, and short sleeves which are extensions of the tube of the dress. Opened at neck and shoulders with draw string fastening across. Five large and five small ornmental glass beads of brown and... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny, Caftan of green/blue silk velvet printed with red metallic pigment, ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Caftan of green/blue silk velvet printed with red metallic pigment, ca. 1920. Given by Fr. Sebastian Bullough. Museum number: T.732-1972. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images It is lined and faced with green corded silk and has a circular label at the centre back of the neck. This gown belonged to the famous Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), noted for her association with the poet and playwright Gabriele d'Annunzio.... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny. Apricot silk Delphos 'Chiton' dress with tunic overlay hanging in extended points, 1909-1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Apricot silk Delphos 'Chiton' dress with tunic overlay hanging in extended points, 1909-1920. Pleated silk trimmed with Venetian glass beads, and hand-sewn. With belt. Given by Miss Irene Worth. Museum number: T.193&A-1974. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images
08 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny (born 1871 - died 1949), Delphos dress., ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny (born 1871 - died 1949), Delphos dress., ca. 1920. Silk satin trimmed with ceramic beads, permanently pleated. Given by Elizabeth Sarachi Milburn. Museum number: T.150-2004. Victoria & Albert Museum  © V&A Images The ‘Delphos’ dress was inspired by the draped costume on Greek statuary. The designer Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949) registered his design in 1909. He achieved the column-like effect through his patented process of permanently pleating the silk so that it... [Lire la suite]


07 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949), Evening dress, c.1928-1934 & Coat, c 1927

Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949), Evening dress, c.1928-1934. Silk velvet, silk and glass beads. Gift of Ann Schneider. Object Number: 91.218.1. Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology ©2010 Fashion Institute of Technology Fortuny's interest in historical art and design is evident in this dress that references the early Italian Renaissance. While the silhouette is a vague interpretation of a 14th-century gown, the fabric's paired griffins and palmette motifs are specific to textiles produced in... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2012

Evening Ensemble, Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), 1949.

Evening Ensemble, Mariano Fortuny  (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), 1949.  Silk. Length (a): 58 in. (147.3 cm) Length at CB (c): 37 in. (94 cm) Credit Line: Gift of The Family of Mrs. M. Lincoln Schuster, 1977. Accession Number: 1977.363.15a–c. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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05 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), Dress (Tea Gown), 1930–32.

Mariano Fortuny  (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), Dress (Tea Gown), 1930–32. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. silk, ength at CB: 63 in. (160 cm). Gift of Mrs. Clarkson Runyon, 1951. Accession Number:C.I.51.86.6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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05 juillet 2012

"Peplos". Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), ca. 1930

"Peplos". Mariano Fortuny  (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice), ca. 1930. silk, glass. Length at CF: 54 in. (137.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Diana S. Field, 1964 Accession Number: 2009.300.2524 a,b. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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