Seeking in the new cylindrical silhouettes to adorn flat planes with new designs associated with Art Deco, Drécoll developed a repertoire of motifs at once modern and decorative. Black cutouts are stitched by hand to a contrasting white dress. The design is even further integrated into the dress by the stitching's being hidden under the edge of the appliqué, thus making it appear a pieced rather than an applied patterning.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Haute Couture," December 7, 1995–March 24, 1996.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco," June 8, 2004–September 5, 2004.