Friday, March 7, 2014

1930s New York photo collage dress

A hit at the Winter Antiques show, according to the Times.  It is wonderful. Bakelite buttons. A fabric that is

...a dynamic photographic tour of 1930s New York City: Grant’s Tomb, the Automat, the Empire State Building, illuminated marquees for a James Cagney movie, and signs for Planters Peanuts and Maybelline. In his catalog, Mr. Katz wrote, “The amazing manipulation and blending of these images create a surrealistic collage.”
$135,000. Who made it, who wore it? A mystery.

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