John Derian Mexican Sampler Decoupage Vide Poche

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Decorative gifts for the home, inspired by The Met collection.

Popular between the 17th and early 20th centuries, embroidered cloths known as samplers exhibit decorative patterns, symbols, alphabets, and verses that showcase the needlework proficiency of the young women who typically crafted them—as a pastime and as training for their awaited domestic roles. The motif showcased on this decoupage vide poche is informed by an exuberant Mexican sampler (19th–20th century) in The Met collection.

This artful item was crafted exclusively for The Met by New York City–based designer John Derian, who's celebrated for his unique decoupage decorations on hand-blown glass plates, trays, bowls, and more. 

We're pleased to present this item in celebration of Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion. The Costume Institute's spring 2024 exhibition reactivates the sensory capacities of masterworks in The Met collection through first-hand research, conservation analysis, and diverse technologies—from cutting-edge tools, artificial intelligence, and computer-generated imagery to traditional formats of x-rays, video animation, light projection, and soundscapes. Approximately 250 garments and accessories spanning four centuries will be on view, visually united by iconography related to nature, which will serve as a metaphor for the fragility and ephemerality of fashion and a vehicle to examine the cyclical themes of rebirth and renewal. The exhibition will breathe new life into these storied Museum objects through creative and immersive activations designed to convey the smells, sounds, textures, and motions of garments that can no longer directly interact with the body.

Decorative gifts for the home, inspired by The Met collection.

Popular between the 17th and early 20th centuries, embroidered cloths known as samplers exhibit decorative patterns, symbols, alphabets, and verses that showcase the needlework proficiency of the young women who typically crafted them—as a pastime and as training for their awaited domestic roles. The motif showcased on this decoupage vide poche is informed by an exuberant Mexican sampler (19th–20th century) in The Met collection.

This artful item was crafted exclusively for The Met by New York City–based designer John Derian, who's celebrated for his unique decoupage decorations on hand-blown glass plates, trays, bowls, and more. 

We're pleased to present this item in celebration of Sleeping Beauties:...See More

Details
  • Collage paper under hand-blown glass
  • 6'' square
  • Wipe clean
  • For decorative use only
  • Handmade in John Derian's New York City studio
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