Pantsuit House of Schiaparelli (French, 1928–1954) Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973) Date: winter 1939–40 Culture: French Me...
Elsa Schiaparelli , Evening Coat, 1938-39 detail (3 of 3)
Woman's gloves ny Elsa Schiaparelli, Winter 1936-1937. The black gloves were worn with Surrealist suits with pockets that looked like miniature bureau drawers, designed in collaboration with Salvador Dalí | Philadelphia Museum of Art
Muth et Lyla Zelensky pour Schiaparelli, 1938 by Blumenfeld.
Cape, Evening. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Manufacturer: House of Lesage (French, founded 1922). Date: spring 1937. Culture: French. Medium: wool, metal, silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm).
Ensemble Elsa Schiaparelli, 1937 The Victoria & Albert Museum
Evening gloves, Schiaparelli 1939. CLICK to enlarge
Blouse, Evening Elsa Schiaparelli c. summer 1940
* Elsa Schiaparelli Holding Large Hat Original in the dressing room. Photo Sylvia Salmi
Elsa Schiaparelli Skeleton Dress from 1928 The Circus Collection. Black silk crêpe evening gown with exaggerated trapunto quilting to make enormous padded representations of human bones that became a second skin and the imitation anatomy sat defiantly proud on the surface.The design was stitched in outline through two layers of fabric, then cotton wadding inserted through the back to bring the design into relief on the front. The shoulder seams and right side are closed by bold plastic…