Dress, Evening  Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: spring/summer 1937

Vionnet Dress - Back - SS 1937 - by Madeleine Vionnet (French, - Silk - Modèle - Watsonette gorgeous vintage down with awesome unique back

The artistry of Madeleine Vionnet.

Vionnet Dress with Fan, New York, 1974 Inventive Paris Clothes, Photographer: Irving Penn

Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut -

Vintage Fashion: Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; bias cut - Gift of the Estate of Tina Chaw - Watsonette

This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in 1876, a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century with her famed “House of Vionnet” which opened in 1912 and operated through the late 1930′s. Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Christian Dior, Azzedine Alaia and Cristobal Balenciaga all name Vionnet as a major influence.

Madeleine Vionnet in her studio. This is Madeleine Vionnet. Born in a seamstress at the age of eleven, she eventually became one of.

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)   Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American) Date: 1925 Culture: American or European Medium: silk. Sideways

Evening dress, Madeleine Vionnet (French, Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American), Date: Culture: American or European, Medium: silk.

Evening dress by Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: fall/winter 1929–30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris)

Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876–1975). Wedding Ensemble. French, 1929. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Ivan Heukelom Winn, 1974 (1974.261a–c)

is an example of a bias cut Vionnet dress. The bias cut creates a slinky form fitting shape that comes from precisely cutting the fabric. The bias cut was pioneered by Madeline Vionnet.

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. 1930, silk jersey, jewelled straps.

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. Vionnet was a master of the bias cut. Cutting fabric on the bias makes it become naturally stretchy and hug to the body.

Vionett - from the back! How fabulous!

A slinky Vionnet number from 1929.

Evening dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris) Date: fall/winter Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Width at Bottom: 180 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Madame Madeleine Vionnet, 1952 Accession Number:

Afternoon dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: 1931–32 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Isabel Shults, 1944 Accession Number: C.I.44.64.22a, b 1931–32 SLEEVE CUFF DETAIL

~ Afternoon Dress Sleeve & Cuff ~ Designed by Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris) . now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Isabel Shults, 1944 Accession Number: .

Evening gown (image 5) | Madeleine Vionnet | Paris | 1932 | bias-cut silk crepe | Chicago History Museum | Object #: 1975.145.2 | According to Vionnet scholar Betty Kirke, however, this garment may actually be lingerie.

1932 Madeleine Vionnet bias-cut silk crepe evening gown (image Chicago History Museum Object According to Vionnet scholar Betty Kirke, however, this garment may actually be lingerie.

Court presentation gown, 1938, Vionnet.  Grey silk chiffon with rhinestones and silver beads.  FIT Chic Chicago exhibit.

Madeleine Vionnet, court presentation gown, smoke-gray chiffon, rhinestones and silver beads,

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