Design House House of Drécoll French

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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.

Dress, House of Drécoll (French, founded 1902), silk, wool, French

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