Chéruit – Nouvelles

By beatrice behlen on 7 Dec 2013
Detail of Raudnitz gown (Palais Galliera)

Detail of Raudnitz gown (Palais Galliera)

I recently went on a very short courier trip to Paris to de-install the objects we lent to the Mécanique des Dessous exhibition at the Decorative Arts Museum (yep, you missed it, great catalogue still available, though!). I was lucky to be able to see Roman d’une Garde-Robe, an exhibition organised by the Palais Galliera at (and with) the Musée Carnavalet, the equivalent to our museum in Paris albeit with a completely different approach (another interesting story).

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Chéruit – Unfinished Business

By beatrice behlen on 1 Nov 2012

When I mentioned our Chéruit dress aeons ago, I promised I would explain how it came into our collection. This has been preying on my mind for far too long, partly because, as you will see, things are a little complicated. Here is my attempt to cut a long story short and try to make sense of something that I am not sure I wholly understand myself at this point. You might want to get yourself a cup of tea …

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