Evening blouse

Designer Elsa Schiaparelli Italian
Department Store Bonwit Teller & Co. American

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Wartime rationing was an indexical and para-monetary system applied to products. Schiaparelli represented the language and practice of rationed items - number of coupons required for each apparel article - on this blouse and handbag.

Evening blouse, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973), rayon, glass, gelatin, plastic (cellulose nitrate), French

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