Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; vermillion silk crepe sash; bias cut -

Vintage Fashion: Vionnet Dress - c- 1933 - by Madeleine Vionnet, France - Black rayon jersey one-piece dress; bias cut - Gift of the Estate of Tina Chaw - Watsonette

Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)   Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American) Date: 1925 Culture: American or European Medium: silk. Sideways

Evening dress, Madeleine Vionnet (French, Maker: Sophie Gimbel (American), Date: Culture: American or European, Medium: silk.

Dress, Evening  Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: spring/summer 1937

Vionnet Dress - Back - SS 1937 - by Madeleine Vionnet (French, - Silk - Modèle - Watsonette gorgeous vintage down with awesome unique back

Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876–1975). Wedding Ensemble. French, 1929. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Ivan Heukelom Winn, 1974 (1974.261a–c)

is an example of a bias cut Vionnet dress. The bias cut creates a slinky form fitting shape that comes from precisely cutting the fabric. The bias cut was pioneered by Madeline Vionnet.

Evening dress by Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: fall/winter 1929–30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Evening dress Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris)

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. 1930, silk jersey, jewelled straps.

Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet (Paris, France): ca. Vionnet was a master of the bias cut. Cutting fabric on the bias makes it become naturally stretchy and hug to the body.

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

Short dress, Madeleine Vionnet, Silk crepe in a straight shape, round neckline, sleeveless. Bodice and skirt are finely pleated vertically; yoke is finely pleated horizontally. Make without pleats.

Dress, Dinner  Madeleine Vionnet  (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois 1876–1975 Paris)  Date: 1937 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 60 3/4 in. (154.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John Chambers Hughes, 1958

Back detail of a Dinner Dress by Madeleine Vionnet (French, Chilleurs-aux-Bois Paris) Date: 1937 Culture: French Medium: silk.

Madeleine Vionnet. Photo Man Ray 1937 for Vanity Fair

Photos: Photos: The Favorite Fashion Designer of Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary, Madeleine Vionnet

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