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"Apollo of Versailles" cape (image 2) | House of Schiaparelli | French | winter 1938-39 | silk, metallic | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.51.83 | Gift of Estate of Lady Mendl, 1951 | This velvet cape for Lady Mendl refers to her taste for eighteenth-century style & the Apollo Fountain and its proximity to her house in the Parc de Versailles.

Versailles Cape, Evening cape, winter Black silk velvet embroidered with gold sequins, also called Apollo of Versailles Cape (Met Museum of Art, N.

~Elsa-Schiaparelli-Capa-Noturna-de-1937~

Elsa-Schiaparelli: was an Italian designer who is best known for her emphasis on color and unusual decorative effects. She is credited to be the first to use zippers in couture.

Elsa Schiaparelli - Court presentation ensemble, 1938

Court Presentation Ensemble Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: fall 1938 Culture: French Medium: silk, feathers

Coat, Evening.  Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973).  Date: winter 1932–33. Culture: French. Medium: silk, fur. Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in. (154.9 cm).

Evening coat Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: winter Culture: French Medium: silk, fur Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in.

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).

Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Manufacturer: House of Lesage (French, founded Date: spring 1937 Culture: French Medium: wool, metal, silk

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

Jacket, Evening.  Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973).  Date: winter 1937–38. Culture: French. Medium: silk, plastic. Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm).

* Evening jacket Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: winter Culture: French Medium: silk, plastic Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 in.

Jacket, Evening  Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973)  Date: winter 1938–39 Culture: French Medium: silk, beads, mirrors, plastic

Evening jacket Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: winter Culture: French Medium: silk, beads, mirrors, plastic.

Evening ensemble Attributed to Elsa Schiaparelli  (Italian, 1890–1973)  Department Store: Made by Bonwit Teller & Co. (American, founded 1907) Date: 1936–38 Culture: French Medium: (a,b) silk, cotton (c) silk, cotton, metal (d) metal, glass. Back

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.

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