Two gilded military instruments, a shield and a gilded gorget
, rest adjacent to the furniture.
The complete look appears on the left, while the right displays the individual parts--the helmet, gorget
, pauldrons, couters, vambraces, gauntlets--all highly detailed, colored, and set against a pale ground.
Designer Angela DeMontigny made headlines recently as the designer of a silver and diamond gorget
debuting at the Aboriginal Fashion Showcase at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and then during Montreal Fashion Week.
She ultimately designed and made a matching coat, borrowed 19th Century sashes, a gorget
, and necklace from the Choctaw Museum and posed them on a model.
Before him towered the Duke of Ephesus, who was dressed in a militaristic dictator's outfit consisting of a khaki jacket and pants, red hat, and an elaborate jeweled gorget
around his neck.
There are over 3,500 items on show, ranging from the Shannongrove Gorget
, a Celtic gold breast ornament of 700 BC, to Peter Chang's acrylic and polyester brooch (1992).
His ruby-red gorget
flared, as he swooped down and swiped at the Senator's necktie.
CHARLIE BLAIN, from Frodsham, called to report an unseasonal male ring ouzel near his home - Charlie got good views of the bird, noting its white gorget
and pale edged wings.
With: Edith Merieau, Vincent Dubois, Jeanne Ferron, Philippe Fauconnier, Celine Gorget
, Vincent Rocher, France Ducateau, Cyril Couton, Charlotte Smither, Karim Hammiche, Veronique Dossetto, Dominique Coquelin.
While strolling the aisles at SIAL, don't gorget
to visit the folks who produce this magazine.