this creation "JUNO" named for wife of Zeus. Juno, possibly the first ornithologist, bestowed her beloved Peacock with his glorious plumage of iridescent turquoise.
that Christian Dior's deeply flouncing gown crinolined and corseted its wearer was much the fate of Juno's peacock- enslaved by the burden of his weighty train to Earth and Dior's mannequins-enslaved to Fashion.
Dior's junon ca 1949
Tiepolo's juno and luna, ca. 1735.
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