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The bedroom, created in 1925, is entirely clad with “Lanvin blue” silk, the blue that Jeanne Lanvin fell in love with when she discovered the Italian Primitives, particularly Fra Angelico.
The wall fabric, the lower part of which is decorated with palm leaves, rose motifs and daisies in homage to her daughter Marguerite (who later changed her name to Marie-Blanche), was machine-embroidered in the Lanvin workshops in orange-tinted white and silver thread. The bedspread, curtains and radiator covers are in the same embroidered fabric, whose principal motif, the daisy, is sculpted in wood on the arched skirting and door frames.
The principal pieces of furniture are in antique-patinated bronze, decorated either with the daisy motif or the pheasant motif present in the boudoir. The chairs are in varnished oak upholstered with needlepoint tapestry, Jeanne Lanvin’s favourite pastime. The handles of the gilt bronze doorknobs are the glass paperweights that Jeanne Lanvin collected.
The large picture window separating the bedroom and boudoir gives the bedroom a certain theatricality, despite its small size. To recreate its former colours, the silk wall fabric in Jeanne Lanvin’s bedroom was hand-embroidered after the original in the museum’s collections.