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Madeleine Vionnet

Author: Betty Kirke
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) was the greatest dressmaker in the world, considered a genius for her innovations with difficult bias cut designs. Vionnet dressed the movie stars of the 1930s and invented new pattern-making techniques. This definitive study of an astonishing woman and her work contains 38 original patterns for Vionnet dresses. Over 400 illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Patterns
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Kirke, Betty, 1924-
Madeleine Vionnet.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1998
(OCoLC)742346987
Named Person: Madeleine Vionnet; Madeleine Vionnet; Madeleine Vionnet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Kirke
ISBN: 0811819973 9780811819978
OCLC Number: 39533723
Notes: Originally published: Tokyo : Kyuryudo Art Pub. Co., 1991.
Description: 244 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 38 cm
Responsibility: Betty Kirke ; foreword by Issye Miyake.
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Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) was the greatest dressmaker in the world, considered a genius for her innovations with difficult bias cut designs. Vionnet dressed the movie stars of the 1930s and invented new pattern-making techniques. This definitive study of an astonishing woman and her work contains 38 original patterns for Vionnet dresses. Over 400 illustrations.

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