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

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.

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

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 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)

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.

The artistry of Madeleine Vionnet.

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

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.

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:

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, 1927. Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Make without pleats.

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