Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris 1903–1993 Var region)
Gift of Chessy Rayner, 1997
Not on view
A number of fashion designers have referenced the reduced scale of Artemis's himation, which was more like a Greek man's chlamys. Madame Grès took a square of velvet to knot at the shoulder but also to wrap around the waist as a sarong.