Court presentation gown, 1938, Vionnet. Grey silk chiffon with rhinestones and silver beads. FIT Chic Chicago exhibit.
Afternoon dress Designer: Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris) Date: 1931–32 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Isabel Shults, 1944 Accession Number: C.I.44.64.22a, b 1931–32 SLEEVE CUFF DETAIL
Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, 1927. Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Musée Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
Madeline Vionnet: French fashion designer who wasn't successful until after the War in the 1920s, when she became a part of haute couture; known for her creation of the bias cut, which was a diagonal cut of fabric so that it had greater stretch and accentuated the curves of the body