Dress, Evening Date: 1925 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 42 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Lewis Gompers, 1961
I know I pinned the front of this dress, but the backing is too beautiful not to show. Dior Dress - back - 1947 - House of Dior (French, founded - Design by Christian Dior (French, - Silk, cotton - Mlle
Madeleine Vionnet Dress, 1922 Silk crepe georgette with lamé edging. Arizona Costume Institute . Vionnet, a genius seamstress who built her dresses from the ground up so to speak, by cutting fabric on the bias, directly on her models. The final look was a unique feminine drape which heralded a new look that emphasized freedom of movement and femininity. Even with the popular garcon look [ flat chested and tubular ] the Vionnet dress was unmistakably feminine.