06 décembre 2016

Tina Chow in a 1951 black silk faille evening coat by Balenciaga, photographed by David Seidner

Tina Chow in a 1951 black silk faille evening coat by Balenciaga, photographed by David Seidner.

06 décembre 2016

Tina Chow in a Cristobal Balenciaga evening coat from 1953, photographed by David Seidner

Tina Chow in a Cristobal Balenciaga evening coat from 1953, photographed by David Seidner
12 août 2015

Cristobal Balenciaga, Evening dress, 1938

Cristobal Balenciaga (French, founded 1949), Evening dress, 1938. Black silk velvet. Gift from The Estate of Tina Chow. 91.255.2. The Museum at FIT 2012 © The Museum at FIT. From the moment Balenciaga opened his couture house in Paris in 1937, he created gowns inspired by those of the Infantas, the princesses of Spain's golden age. The padded hips, or panniers, combined with the rich black velvet (meticulously rendered in a cutwork leaf pattern and popular in the baroque era), further enhance the... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2015

Mariano Fortuny Gauze Sleevless Coat, Provenance Tina Chow

Mariano Fortuny Gauze Sleevless Coat, Provenance Tina Chow.  Silk, glass, metallic pigments. Length 46" - shoulder 6" - 17" each on 2 front panels - Back panel 34". Price Upon Request.  Transparent Fortuny gauze pieces are based on the ancient tunic which was a shirt like garment that became traditional attire in roman times, the copts or christian egyptians continued to wear it, elaborately decorating it in longitudinal patterned bands which ran up the front and back of 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]
10 avril 2013

Tina Chow. Andy Warhol Polaroid, 1985

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31 juillet 2011

Mariano Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Italy.

Mariano Fortuny Banana Stencilled Velvet Coat, Italy. Photo Vintage Luxury 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. Pattern: Bellini. Length 50"; Width 42"; Shoulder 20"; Armhole 12". Price contact dealer The hand stenciling is done with real silver metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled pieces layer upon layer, until he... [Lire la suite]
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