Jacques Doucet was a fashion designer. This link should show you most of what fascinated me about him, but very little of this aspect of his work was available in the museum. There is a very satisfying amount of background and pictures about Doucet at this website.
|See those wavy stripes? They must have been sewn individually, |
as you can see the seams between each.
Some of the rooms were spectacular, particularly the wall
|A chair intended for sitting backwards...|
Never mind the many objets d'art, I thought the walls were art all by themselves.
There were photographs of Doucet's art deco home which must have been spectacular.
It reminded me a bit of the art nouveau home of Victor Horta.
|Now that is a hat!|
If I had to chose between Louis Voland's collection and that of Jacques Doucet, the latter wins by a mile (or should that be kilometre?).