REF : TIFFA-MM-02
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Louis C. Tiffany Scarf "Mosaïc Column", a soft and fluffy scarf with generous dimensions.
Muslin - 100% silk
Silk scarf by Art Deco artist Louis C. Tiffany.
Hand finished with bourdon stitching
Dimensions : 162 x 46 cm
Art Deco is an artistic and design movement that emerged in the 1920s and reached its peak in the 1930s. It takes its name from the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts held in Paris in 1925. Art Deco was born as a reaction against the organic aesthetic of Art Nouveau and was influenced by artistic and cultural movements of the time, such as Cubism, Futurism, and Egyptomania. This movement is characterized by an elegant, geometric, and ornamental style, with abstract geometric forms, straight lines, repetitive geometric patterns, and the use of precious materials. Art Deco artists and designers sought to create luxurious works of art and interior spaces, using materials such as ivory, ebony, marble, stained glass, brass, and chrome. One of the prominent figures associated with Art Deco is Louis Comfort Tiffany, an American artist renowned for his work in glass and design. He is famous for his creations of colorful glass lamps, stained glass windows, and decorative art objects.
Louis Comfort Tiffany was an American artist and designer known for his work in the Art Nouveau movement and for his creations in glassware. He was born on February 18, 1848 in New York, into a family of wealthy entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Tiffany studied painting and sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris before returning to the United States to pursue his artistic career. He began working at his father's company, Tiffany & Co., which specialized in the sale of jewelry and luxury goods. It was there that he discovered his passion for glassware and began experimenting with different techniques and materials to create unique works. Tiffany became famous for his colorful glass lamps and stained glass windows, which were highly appreciated for their beauty and originality. He also created jewelry, furniture, fashion accessories and home decor items, all of which were influenced by the Art Nouveau style. In addition to his artistic career, Tiffany was also an active philanthropist and environmentalist. He created several botanical gardens and participated in conservation projects throughout the country. He passed away on January 17, 1933 in New York, leaving behind an indelible artistic legacy.