Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums

c. 1925

manufacturer

Maison Henry Bertrand

(French)

Silk, artificial gold thread; twill-based jacquard weave

Overall: 310.1 x 108 cm (122 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2003.42

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Elaborately constructed textiles, such as this example from Maison Bertrand of Lyon, were most often used in creating high couture fashion.

Description

Among the many sumptuous textiles presented at the 1925 Paris exposition was this silk brocade by Maison Henry Bertrand of Lyon, probably intended for use in a coat or shawl design.

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