Circa 1910-1920 Parisian natural straw hat trimmed with silk flowers and soft blue velvet ribbon (detail)
Joseph Koppay's post-1898 portrait of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in a low-cut evening dress of patterned damask, and a replica of the gown by Mónika Czédly of D'Elia Salon. The portrait is one of many posthumous images created of the empress. Photos: Alexandra-Victoria on Liveinternet Russia; waldi on Elisabethforum.proboards.com (credit: Mónika Czédly); "Mythos Sisi" article on Myheimat.de.
29-10-11 Wedding Gown, Jeanne Paken, 1910 Both - from the Metropolitan Museum collection.
Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για γαιτης ανθρωπακια
Silk Stockings, 1880, French, MET Museum Accession # 1986.300.4a, b
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Next week (15 to 28 July 2013) there will be an exhibition at Chelsea Gallery (part of Chelsea Reference Library) on the forgotten designer whose figure-revealing dresses caused a sensation in 1908…