Opera cloak

Design House Maison Pingat French
Designer Emile Pingat French

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The flowers of Art Nouveau are attenuated and languorous. The tulip was a special favorite of the era, encouraging the stretched stems and torpid blossoms that nod downward in a melancholy heaviness. Thus, the flower resembles the Art Nouveau whiplash form that turns back on itself.

Opera cloak, Maison Pingat (French), silk, fur, feathers, metal, French

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