All That Shimmers

I’ve been admiring the work of Sarah Lipska (1882-1973), a Polish artist and textile designer who worked with Leon Bakst as a set and costume designer for the Ballet Russes.  She also worked as a fashion designer in Paris and as a sculptor, and it is quite rare to come upon examples of her work.  Lipska was known for a trademark whip stitching on her appliqué designs as well as abstract and Cubist-inspired patterns.  I am completely mesmerized by her work below, found on The Metropolitan Museum of Art database.

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4 responses to “All That Shimmers

  1. I’ve been admiring YOU! xo

  2. SG

    Those fabric cut out ones are my favorites. Very cool! Thanks for always introducing me to rad textiles and things.

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