Design House: Fortuny (Italian, founded 1906)
Designer: Mariano Fortuny (Spanish, Granada 1871–1949 Venice)
Date: ca. 1930
Credit Line: Gift of Courtlandt Palmer, 1950
Accession Number: C.I.50.44
With slashed sleeves extending far beyond the length of the arm like a mandarin's robes, Fortuny's wraps, capes, and gowns are in the realm of high fantasy. Primary sign or referenceor what seems to be specific locationis established by the stenciling that suggests the kufic and corded embroideries of North African djellabahs.