14 septembre 2010

"Notorious & Notable" @ Museum of the City of New York

Evening gown worn by Isadora Duncan, ca. 1912. Cream chiffon tunic-style gown with chenille-like design of gold roses on fabric. Label: “Paul Poiret. Paris”. Museum of the City of New York, Bequest of Mary Fanton Robert, 62.119.3 Co-presented with the National Jewelry Institute, Notorious and Notable: 20th Century Women of Style highlights 80 prominent New York women who used their style, talent, or wealth to capture the attention of society and the media. The exhibition features a runway of original attire—much of it created... [Lire la suite]