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Dress Elsa Schiaparelli, 1938 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Woman's Evening Dress collection Le Cirque Fall 1938 Elsa Schiaparelli, - Embroidered by Lesage, Paris, Silk crepe, plastic sequins and silk thread embroidery

Elsa Schiaparelli 1931-32, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Elsa Schiaparelli Philadelphia Museum of Art * if i wore that dress today no one would have a clue its age it blends right into todays fashion

Schiaparelli Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973 Geography: Made in France, Europe Date: Summer 1937 Medium: Silk crepe with self appliqués and silk velvet ribbon

Schiaparelli,Purple silk velvet, metal foil Gift of Millicent Rogers,Dinner suits w/ square shouldered jackets  long skirts were a Schiaparelli specialty. Here she made use of the unparalleled skills of the Lesage embroidery house to embellish the jacket with heavy padded foil strip embroidery in a large floral design typical of the Baroque period. A black swan ornament at the waist adds a whimsical yet slightly sinister note recalling the dark forces of Von Rothbart  daughter black swan…

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

This Is Not a Schiaparelli But… | The Vintage Traveler  http://thevintagetraveler.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/this-is-not-a-schiaparelli-but/

This Is Not a Schiaparelli But…

The swimsuit, Schiaparelli swimsuit style. Elsa Schiaparelli’s famous tromp l’oeil [ meaning – deceive the eye ] sweaters were redesigned by her into beautiful designed knit bathing suits that had a distinctly nautical flavor to them.

Mark Mooring - Robe de Cocktail - 1938

ca 1928 Elsa Schiaparelli Pagan dress. The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

- Elsa Schiaparelli

Schiaparelli Coat - 1937 - by Elsa Schiaparelli - The Two-faced design is the work of celebrated artist Jean Cocteau - Photo from Architectural Digest, September 1988 - Mlle

Elsa Schiaparelli 1939

Elsa Schiaparelli: Evening ensemble - 1939 Orange silk organza with metallic stripes and orange silk

schiaprarelli suits | Elsa Schiaparelli Suit, Fall/Winter 1938–39. | Década de 30

Suit, fall/winter Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Wool 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.

France. 1940 dress // by Elsa Schiaparelli

Evening dress

1940 Elsa Schiaparelli evening dress of silk crêpe; spray of lilies embroidery of pearls & sequins on bodice front; deeply slashed back bodice; Given by Mme Elsa Schiaparelli.

Dress | House of Schiaparelli | Fall/Winter 1938-1939 | no medium available | FIDM Museum | Museum #: 2010.886.1AB

Evening Suit Elsa Schiaparelli, Paris Fall/Winter Gift of Elizabeth Galindo. The fidm museum.

Elsa Schiaparelli and Dalí’s: Lobster Dress | studio t

Elsa Schiaparelli and Dalí's: Lobster Dress

Schiaparelli’s 1937 “Lobster Dress” was the result of a collaboration with famed surrealist Salvador Dali. The lobster painted on the dress by Dali himself was inspired by his 1936 “Lobster Telephone”.

Evening ensemble (image 3) | Attributed to House of Schiaparelli | Made by Bonwit Teller/Salon de Couture | French | 1936-38 | silk, cotton, metal, glass | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1978.288.17a–d

Elsa Schiaparellie evening dress gown, jacket and bag ensemble from Made by Bonwit Teller & Co. (American, founded Attributed to Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art.