Marchesa Luisa Casati in Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early century Europe. As the concept of dandy was expanded to include women, the Marchesa Casati fitted the utmost female example by saying: "I want to be a living work of art".
Hand-painted wallpaper was the epitome of elegance and fashion in Hollywood. "Decorator to the stars", William Haines used a Chinese wallpaper panel as a backdrop for this portrait of actress Constance Bennett. wallpaper and that dress