09 May 2010

a Stitch in Time V: a Baron & an Emperor


Baron Philippe de Rothschild's evening slipper poised on a 19th century carpet with a monumental figure of Napoleon III.

image from Vogue's Book of Houses, Gardens, and People, Horst, Lawford


  1. Pretty cool shoes. And the carpet is even better!

  2. I am thrilled that you are continuing this wonderful series, it is such a pleasure. Thank you for your efforts, and for sharing your excellent editorial eye, and point of view.

  3. Mrs. Blandings, hope did after all and you dreamed of magic carpets and Emperors!

    Lyptis-Yes the carpet is exquisite

    Debra, thank you, This is one of those iconic Horst images(both, see VI) I have etched into my brain. It captures elegance. pgt



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