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Madeleine Vionnet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress, 1938 Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876–1975) Black silk satin and black silk net embroidered with black sequins Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.4a–c) In Jungian psychology, the appearance of black birds in … Continue reading

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Madeleine Vionnet

Madeleine Vionnet (pronounced: [ma.də.lɛn vjɔ.ne]; June 22, 1876 – March 2, 1975) was a French fashion designer. Born in Loiret, France, Vionnet trained in London before returning to France to establish her first fashion house in Paris in 1912. Although it … Continue reading

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