Coat Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Manufacturer: Textile by F. Ducharne Silk Company Artist: Buttons by Jean Cocteau (French, Maisons-Laffitte Milly-la-Forêt) Date: winter Culture: French Medium: wool, metal
1932 Elsa Schiaparelli jacket of wool fastened with metal clips. The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of the Brooklyn Museum, gift of Arturo & Paul Peralta-Ramos, Accession No.
1920s mint green silk flapper dress, trimmed with off white silk/cotton lace and fine silk floss and metallic thread braid. The dress features an over tunic with scoop neckline and deeper scooped back; side floating sleeves give a cape effect. Via Palm Beach Vintage.
Lamé, a fabric which incorporates metallic threads and is known for its festive brightness, was often used in evening wear of the 1920s, '30s and '40s. The lamé used here is in relatively bright condition, allowing one to imagine its original effect of shining like liquid metal. Jessie Franklin Turner, the designer of this dress, was widely known for her evening wear. This example demonstrates one reason for her renown, as it incorporates pristine bias construction and inventive piecing of…
"Dry Goods Economist" The creative piecing of this humble striped cotton canvas gives the garment a more formal evening sensibility, which is perhaps why the dress is appropriately named "Dry Goods Economist".
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1920's Gallenga Couture Metallic Stenciled Red Velvet Angel-Sleeve Trained Gown