20 décembre 2015

The fashion gallery at Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin

Gown in dark-green Gros de Tour brocade, England, 1730-1740. This gown with adjusted back is typical of English ladies’ fashion during the 18th century and is outstanding in the quality of its stiff, beautifully brocaded silk, with its pattern of tulips and chrysanthemum flowers. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.  Jacket ca. 1750. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Bodice, ca. 1750. Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Men’s suit made of blue wool in twill weave... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2015

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Taxi" Dress, ca. 1932

Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Taxi" Dress, ca. 1932. Black wool ribbed knit. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Alan W. Kornberg Gift, 2013 (2013.309)