Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Stitched Portraits: Gloria Swanson

Consider this portrait the first in a 2 part, 2 day conversation between histories.
Although there is no account of Gloria Swanson wearing the famous Elsa Schiaparelli Lobster Dress, this portrait assumes it so. And since they were contemporaries - Swanson most assuredly influencing Elsa's designs - I thought it fitting.

Gloria Swanson, silent movie darling (in the Schiaparelli Dress):

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