Thursday, March 12, 2015

LES ÉLÉGANTES .....

LES ÉLÉGANTES
3 ornaments 
for the head and for the waist, 
because they can be worn as headpiece or belt .
ATMOSPHERE INSPIRATION :
The Belle Époque in Paris

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GIGI


The base in light ecru felt is covered by an antique lace , certainly 100 years old .
I hand dyed it in black .
The sunflower is a recycled fabric painted in old gold .
Borders are festooned with black threads .
The black sunflower is embroidered with vintage molten glass and black crystal beads , from 1940s/50s , made in France , used to manufacture rosaries  


Stripes on the sides , recycled organza embroidered with pale gold metallic threads.
Closed by vintage silk ribbons , green kaki .


Dimensions :
19" x 6" ( middle )
48 cm x 15 cm ( middle )
Ribbons : 2 x 26"
2 x 66 cm


PRICE 128 USD 
PIECE UNIQUE / ONLY ONE
Hand-Stitched


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AU BOIS DE BOULOGNE 


The base fabric is a recycled jacquard silk deep purple / black and tarnish silver shade 
with some metallic embroideries , pale gold.
The ornament is a recycled fabric painted in old gold , embroidered with copper sequins .
Borders are festooned with black threads .
Black rayon tassel.



Black stripes on the sides , from a coat border made in the 1920s.
Closed by deep brown vintage ribbons from 1940s.
Lining light black felt.


Dimensions :
19" x 5" 1/2 ( the more large part where is sewn the ornament )
48 cm x 14 cm ( the more large part where is sewn the ornament )
Ribbons : 2 x 20" 1/2
2 x 52 cm
Tassel : 5" / 12,5 cm

PRICE 118 USD 
PIECE UNIQUE / ONLY ONE
Hand-Stitched


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CHARLOTTE CHARLESTON

A short story about the name :
I used a chiffon fabric embroidered with black beads , took from a small part left from a dress that i used in different creations through the years .
This dress was worn by my great-great aunt Charlotte in the 1920s.


The base in light ecru felt is covered with 2 fabrics :
The veil beaded from the Aunt Charlotte 1920s dress 
 An antique lace , certainly 100 years old , I hand dyed it in black .


The ornament is a recycled fabric painted in old gold , embroidered with copper sequins .
Borders are festooned with black threads .
The tassel is made a small black glass faceted button from 1900s
and 1950s vintage faceted acrylic beads , from a multi strings necklace .


Stripes on the sides , recycled organza embroidered with pale gold metallic threads.
Closed by vintage silk ribbons , green kaki .


Dimensions :
19" x 5" ( the more large part where is sewn the ornament )
48 cm x 13 cm ( the more large part where is sewn the ornament )
Ribbons : 2 x 23" 
2 x 58 cm
Tassel : 3"  1/2    
9 cm

PRICE 128 USD
PIECE UNIQUE / ONLY ONE
Hand-Stitched


INFORMATIONS :
Sometimes marking , irregularities or imperfect embroideries , condition , maybe apparent .
This should not be considered as imperfection and are the characteristic of vintage materials.
Color and light may vary depending on your screen.

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For any request concerning my work , you can contact me at :
jevdajevda@gmail.com

Thank you for your visit and interest in my work 

Jenny Eve

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