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Jacques Fath "Caran d'Ache"

Date 1990 (printed 2009)
Dimensions Image: 18 9/16 x 13 13/16 in. (47.1 x 35.1 cm)
Paper: 19 9/16 x 14 13/16 in. (49.7 x 37.6 cm)
Print medium Photo-Chromogenic

Jacques Fath "Caran d'Ache"
Long black velvet evening sheath buttoned down the front. Small stand-up collar, long narrow sleeves. From the knee, a wide flounce of pink satin overlaid with sequined tulle (synthetic) and held by a black velvet ribbon and bow. Platter hat in sequined tulle with black velvet bow and black egret feathers: Jacques Fath. Coiffure: Gervais. Black suede platform pumps: Jourdan. Black sequined bag: Jacques Fath. Black velvet gloves
Decor: Emilio Terry
References: Album de la Mode du Figaro, Summer 1946, p. 140. Silhouette, May 1946, p. 33. Elle, April 2, 1946, p. 12. Fémina, May 1946, p. 118. L'Art et la Mode, Spring-Summer 1946, p. 82
Théâtre de la Mode, Fashion Dolls: The Survival of Haute Couture (Portland, Oregon: Palmer/Pletsch, Inc., 2002), 156

Credit line

David Seidner Archive

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