Archive for the 'Carres – 2000s' Category

03 Feb

La Femme aux Semelles de Vent (2009)

Artist: Aline Honore Year: Fall 2009 Also issued as Cash/silk 140cm in Fall 2009. From Carre Stories booklet: The carre borrows its title from the ephitet “The man with wind for his soles” that Verlaine has used of his friend, the travel poet Rimbaud. It pays homage to Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969), the explorer, versed in […]

30 Jan

Ors Nomades (2009)

Designer: Annie Faivre Year: Fall 2009 From Carre Stories: Between the seventh and the third centuries B.C., the Scythians furrowed the Eurasian Steppes, from Ukraine to the Altai, passing by Kazakhstan. The carre is inspired by the artistic language which they acquired and then disseminated as they wandered. The stylized patterns refer to horses or […]

31 Oct

Patchwork (2004)

Designer: no artist is attributed but it’s the idea of Bali Barret, the head of the Hermes silk dept Year: Fall 2004 Related posts: Carre en Carres (2008) Cheval Surprise (2004) Les Zebres II (2004) Tohu-Bohu (2004) L’Art Indien des plaines (2004)

26 Oct

Puzzle II (2000)

Artist: Joachim Metz Year: Spring 2000, Fall 2009 Screens: 13 Literature: 2000 scarfbook “Immutability is reassuring, true, but at the same time so annoying! Hence the joy of sticking mustaches on the Mona Lisa. The civilized soul is bursting with sacrilegious impulses. Keeping a sense of proportion- for this is not quite scared defilement- there […]

31 Aug

Finish (2009)

Designer: Jean-Louis Clerc Year: Fall 2009 (as 70cm Vintage Silk only) Literature (click to enlarge) Ad from 2009: 982537 Colorways: 1 Related posts: Charreada (1990) Ors Nomades (2009) La Femme aux Semelles de Vent (2009) Soiree de Gala (1950) Flacons (1988)

16 Nov

Promenade Au Pays de Cezanne (2006)

Related posts: Carre en Carres (2008) Zodiaque (1938) Tuiga (2006) Texas Wildlife (1987) La Danse (1961)