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1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears

1920's Vintage

1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears

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1924 Madeleine Vionnet couture bilhead from the estate of tennis champion and lesbian icon, Eleonora “Eleo” Sears

The line item on the receipt is for a:

  • Morceau Foulard Noir et Blanc (translation: black and white scarf). 300₣ (although it looks like she received a 15% discount, likely for being a regular customer)

A note on Eleonora from the Daily Beast:

Back in the early 1900s, Eleonora Sears ice-skated, shot rifles, rode horses, and raced yachts. She excelled in 19 sports, making her America’s most versatile female athlete. And—horrors—she wore pants.” Continue Reading…

 

1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears
1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears