"Henriette" Evening, Madeleine Vionnet: ca. 1923, lamé plain weave pieced into two checkerboard pattern, plain weave and crêpe stole. "...The front and back panels are patchworks, constructed from 28 silver and 28 golden patches in a checkered pattern, and their similar design and texture are reminiscent of Japanese lacquer-ware such as "Makie." Madeleine Vionnet was interested in Japanese kimono and fine arts, and in the early 1920s she created many works that seemed to be inspired by…

"Henriette" Evening, Madeleine Vionnet: ca. 1923, lamé plain weave pieced into two checkerboard pattern, plain weave and crêpe stole. "...The front and back panels are patchworks, constructed from 28 silver and 28 golden patches in a checkered pattern, and their similar design and texture are reminiscent of Japanese lacquer-ware such as "Makie." Madeleine Vionnet was interested in Japanese kimono and fine arts, and in the early 1920s she created many works that seemed to be inspired by…

Abito corto da sera | Identifier 00000262 | Temporal keyword 1925 ca. | Creator Sartoria Ventura, Roma (?) | Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Abito corto da sera | Identifier 00000262 | Temporal keyword 1925 ca. | Creator Sartoria Ventura, Roma (?) | Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti

Madeleine Vionnet | Dress | French by Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)

Madeleine Vionnet | Dress | French by Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)

Evening Cape Madeleine Vionnet, 1920s Kerry Taylor Auctions

Evening Cape Madeleine Vionnet, 1920s Kerry Taylor Auctions (OMG that dress!)

Dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

Dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: 1926 Culture: French Medium: silk

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