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House of Drécoll (1896- 1963)
Christoff von Drécoll
Vienna, Austria, also house in Paris.

Victorian & Early 20th Century Ladies' Fashions

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
1896: Design house founded by Christoff von Drécoll in Vienna, Austria.
1896: Designs fashions for the Imperial family of Austria.
1902: Opened couture house in Paris run by Monsieur and Madame Besancon de Wagner.
1929: The Wagner's daughter, Maggie Rouff and her husband Pierre, took over the business.
1929: Merged with the House of Beer.
1931: Merged with the House of Agnes.
1963: The House of Agnes-Drécoll closed its business.

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Marshall Field's Catalog
1896


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Marshall Field's Catalog
1896


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Marshall Field's Catalog
1896


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Marshall Field's Catalog
1896


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Harry Angelo Book
Spring 1916


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Harry Angelo Book
Spring 1916


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Harry Angelo Book
Spring 1916


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Couture Book
Spring 1922




Article Bibliographical Information:

  • "Illustrations of Model Gowns, Harry Angelo Company," New York & Paris, Spring 1916.
  • Marshall Field & Co.: Illustrated Catalogue: Jewelry & Fashions. Chicago, Illinois, 1896.
  • William & Wiener. The Paris Models, Paris and New York City, Spring 1922.

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