Thursday, October 28, 2010

Schiaparelli + Cocteau Embroidery Collaboration

Flipping through a book of Elsa Schiaparelli's work at Assouline, I was thrilled to come across this embroidery collaboration with Jean Cocteau. This wasn't their only collaborative work together, and Schiaparelli was known for working closely with the surrealists.

I think the most surreal thing I discovered while writing this blog post was that Elsa Schiaparelli was once the mystery guest on "What's My Line":