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tony-duquette-collection-2In a recent issue of Elle Decor a new collection by Jim Thompson Fabrics features the work of designer Tony Duquette. Neither name was familiar so it was a visual treat to scour the internet looking for the work of both designers. Tony Duquette who as a young man, designed costumes and sets for Fred Astaire musicals at MGM with famed director Vincente Minnelli, was the first American to have a one-man exhibition at the Pavilion de Marsan of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Duquette went on to design costumes and sets for Opera, Ballet and the theatre, his costumes for the original Broadway production of “Camelot” winning the prestigious Tony Award.”

“Jim Thompson’s Fabric Collections bring together the best and most successful designs and innovative techniques in silk art and design perfected by Jim Thompson.”

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