Monday, April 7, 2014

red, hot and blue

Schiaparelli fingerless gloves + Picasso's Blue Boy painting +
Verdura for Paul Flato cigarette case made of diamonds, sapphires and rubies. It was specially made for Cole Porter (a very good friend/customer of Verdura's) who gifted it to wife, Linda for the opening of his musical "Red, Hot and Blue" in 1936. 

Vogue, February 1937, photo by Horst
Cigarette case design sketch by Verdura via jewels du jour

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