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* Coat 1930's - Schiaparelli

Schiaparelli coat, Such a tongue-in-cheek play on the more extravagant ermine tail coats

Elsa Schiaparelli, lato 1940  www.vintageclothin.com

Evening blouse Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: summer 1940 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in.

Elsa Schiaparelli evening gown ensemble from 1952 by designer Hubert de Givenchy beaded jacket and dress.

Evening ensemble House of Schiaparelli (French, Designer: Hubert de Givenchy (French, born Beauvais, Date: ca. 1952 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Revista de ArteS - Personajes - Elsa Schiaparelli

"The Tears Dress Evening ensemble (dress and veil) February 1938 (made) Schiaparelli, Elsa, (designer) Dali, (textile, designer)." This dress highlights some of the surrealist fashio in the that was very popular.

Sleeve gloves and hat, Elsa Schiaparelli, ca. 1938.

Schiaparelli velvet sleeve/glove combination with matching hat, From the Doyle couture auction.

Elsa Schiaparelli, Jean Cocteau, "Cocteau" Evening Jacket, Fall 1937, embroidered by House of Lesage.

"Cocteau Jacket" Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Artist: Jean Cocteau (French, Maisons-Laffitte Milly-la-Forêt) Maker: House of Lesage (French, founded Date: fall 1937 Culture: French Medium: linen, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 in.

Skyscraper motif purse, circa 1930. (The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection)

Women's Purses : Skyscraper motif purse, circa (The Wolfsonian–Florida International .

1938 Elsa Schiaparelli Evening ensemble: purple silk velvet and metal foil.  Via the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1938 Elsa Schiaparelli Evening ensemble: purple silk velvet and metal foil. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Chanel suit - late 30's

Very harsh, foreboding look for Matron, A Machine ----------Suit, Elsa Schiaparelli. Although sinuous curves ruled the evening wear silhouette in the the strong shoulder was a dominant element as well, especially in the crisp suits of Elsa Schiaparelli.

Gala Dali in her shoe hat- Schiaparelli in collaboration with Surrealists (Dali), 1937-38 "Shoe Hat"

What is the impact of surrealism to the world of fashion?

Elsa Schiaparelli’s Shoe Hat Heavily influenced by surrealist Salvador Dali and Alberto Giacometti, the shoe hat was Schiaparelli interpretation of a 1933 photograph of Dali’s wife, Gala, with a slippers on her head.

Blouse (image 1) | House of Schiaparelli | French | 1937 | rayon | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.50.34.4

Blouse Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: ca. 1937 Culture: French Medium: rayon Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 in.