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Mariano Fortuny, the Spanish artist-designer who worked in Venice, created pleated gowns that have come to be surrounded by myth. His simplest sheath style, derived from the classical Greek chiton, was called the "Delphos." Highly secretive about the processes employed in all his designs, Fortuny left only one document related to the development of his jewel-toned gowns—a patent for heated ceramic rollers through which the silk was passed to set the pleats.

Dress, late Mariano Fortuny (Italian, born Spain, Rust pleated silk, brown and gray silk velvet printed with metallic silver- in Greek Style

1930's French Dress in the Met.

Evening Dress - by Madeline Vionnet (French, - The Metropolitan Museum. Interesting-I have this on my board because that's where the Met puts it. Also, the manufacturer is not ID'd-further research needed!

Uutiset - Ilta-Sanomat

Uutiset - Ilta-Sanomat

Kuvia edellisestä tapahtumasta

Kuvia edellisestä tapahtumasta

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Stella York 6037 Handcrafted with stunning detail, artfully layered Diamante embellishments adorn the sweetheart neckline of this sexy column-style wedding dress made from vintage-inspired corded Lace on soft Tulle over Lavish Satin.

A rare example of the Peplos, a variation of Mariano Fortuny's popular Delphos gown, c. 1930. From the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mariano Fortuny “Peplos” dress ca. 1930 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Mariano Fortuny “Peplos” dress ca. 1930 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art