03 mai 2011

Chinese textiles @ Nagel Auctions

A fine embroidered dragon robe with five clawed dragons among clouds and auspicious motifs, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel  L. 139 cm. Red ground plain silk densely embroidered with gold threads and polychrome silks, the fine gold embroidery excuted in couched stitches;. Estimate 6 000 € A fine embroidered Lady's robe with golden dragons on black satin, China, 19th ct. Photo Nagel Gold threads partly loosened, silk satin partly worn. Estimate 2 500 € Provenance: From a German private collection A blue silk robe with... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2011

Alexander McQueen's Iconic Designs in Costume Institute Retrospective at Metropolitan Museum

Creations by the late British designer Alexander McQueen are displayed during a preview at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, May 2, 2011. An exhibition of McQueen's creations titled Savage Beauty will be on display at the museum from May 4-July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly The spring 2011 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, is on view May 4 through July 31. The exhibition celebrates the late Mr. McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his... [Lire la suite]
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