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vintage 90s Miu Miu silk and lace blouse, wrap top

London

Blouse. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Date: ca. 1937. Culture: French. Medium: rayon. Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm).

Elsa Schiaparelli 1938 The Circus Collection.The jacket was originally worn with purple crêpe evening dress. It has been described as the most riotous and swaggering fashion that Paris had ever seen. The novelty effects, including prancing dogs and horses, grey elephants, spotlit acrobats, tents and clowns with commissioned extravagant and decorative buttons for the distinctive outfits. These handmade, cast metal acrobats are full of vitality and humour. This was an extremely novel…