19 novembre 2015
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]
05 juillet 2012
"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.
28 décembre 2010
Fortuny Black Peplos Dress, 1920's, Italy. photo The Way We Wore Attached tunic to dress - peplos. Tan ceramic beads sewn into hem and on to shoulder and sides of tunic. Zig zag hem on tunic. Bottom of skirt front is shorter than back and has more than likely been shortened by the original owner. Probably from the 1920's.Bust - 28" (with stretch); Waist - 26"; Hip - 28"; Length - 55"; Shoulder to shoulder - 14"; Back Length - 57.5" - Price contact dealer Good condition. Pleats are... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2010
1907-1920 Fortuny Peplos Gown A similar gown to the one I have for you here is part of the permanent collection at The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in green. The description of that gown is so wonderful I thought I would share it with you here verbatim:"Mariano Fortuny created a number of variations of his pleated silk gowns. In this model, he combined elements of the classical chiton and the peplos. A "tunic" is attached along its neckline to a long sleeveless... [Lire la suite]