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Mariano Fortuny: Green Stencilled Velvet Long Coat http://www.1stdibs.com/fashion/clothing/coats-outerwear/Coats/mariano-fortuny-green-stencilled-velvet-long-coat/id-v_28348/

Mariano Fortuny Green Stencilled Velvet Long Coat image hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled pieces layer upon layer, until he achieved the effect of an ancient brocade.

Fortuny Coat; site has very interesting article on the background of Fortuny's (very artistic) family and some very good photographs.

Mariano Fortuny (Spain, ~ Coat ~ Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, was a Spanish fashion designer who opened his couture house in 1906 and continued until He was the son of the painter Mariano Fortuny y Marsal.

Two-piece Dress Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, designer Spanish, 1871-1949 Two-piece Dress, 1926 Printed silk gauze-weave overdress embellished with glass beads; silk lamé underdress 59.031.7

Two-piece Dress Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, designer Spanish, Two-piece Dress, 1926 Printed silk gauze-weave overdress embellished with glass beads;

1871-1949 Мариано Фортуни - Страница 8 - Мода пятно

Dress ~ 1910 ~ Mariano Fortuny (Spain, ~ Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, was a Spanish fashion designer who opened his couture house in 1906 and continued until He was the son of the painter Mariano Fortuny y Marsal.

Detalle vestido Delphos. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo 1871-1949

Detail Design House: Fortuny (Italian, founded Designer: Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada Venice) Date: ca. 1920 Culture: Italian Medium: silk, glass Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Because Fortuny was not a fashion designer per se, he could afford to disregard trends and his designs remained true to his vision for decades. By 1925, the Delphos was considered a tea gown and by the 30′s was adopted as an evening dress, known for its columnar shape, elaborate pleating and Venetian glass beads, which served as both decoration and to anchor the featherweight silk,

Because Fortuny was not a fashion designer per se, he could afford to disregard…

Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo. Delphos dress with smock, circa 1920 - taffeta pleated silk and glassy beads; gauze printed silk and beaded vitreous .Venezia, Fortuny Museum Archive

Casati, la divina marchesa che fece di se stessa un'opera d'arte

Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo. Delphos dress with smock, circa 1920 - taffeta pleated silk and glassy beads; gauze printed silk and beaded vitreous .

Mariano Fortuny - Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, son of the painter Mariano Fortuny y Marsal, was a Spanish fashion designer who opened his couture house in 1906 and continued until 1946.

Mariano Fortuny Spanish-born designer who began exhibiting in the He drew inspiration from the past and non-European cultures.

Three adoptive daughters of dancer Isadora Duncan in Fortuny Delphos gowns (from the Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo exhibit at New York's Spanish Institute)

Three adoptive daughters of dancer Isadora Duncan in Fortuny Delphos gowns; L to R: Lisa, Anna, & Margot, circa Gowns seen with a lower waist and hobble skirt around the ankles.

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