Maison Lesage: Haute Couture Embroidery
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- Patrick Mauri√®s
- Thames and Hudson Ltd
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The most famous embroidery house in the world, Maison Lesage has collaborated with the greatest names in the history of fashion, from Madeleine Vionnet, Elsa Schiaparelli, Crist√≥bal Balenciaga and Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy and, of course, Chanel, which counts Lesage as one of its M√©tiers d'Art ateliers. Illustrated with specially commissioned photography of Maison Lesage's historic creations and illuminated with texts by Patrick Mauri√®s, Maison Lesage is both a tribute to exceptional craftsmanship and a journey through 100 years of fashion at its most sumptuous and inventive.