1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears | VINTAGE

1924 Madeleine Vionnet Billhead for Eleonora Sears | VINTAGE

248.00

1924 Madeleine Vionnet couture bilhead from the estate of tennis champion and lesbian icon, Eleonora “Eleo” Sears

The line item on the receipt is for a:

  • “Morceau Foulard Noir et Blanc” (trans.: black and white scarf). 300₣ (although it looks like she received a 15% discount, likely for being a regular customer)

A note on Eleonora from the Daily Beast:

“Back in the early 1900s, Eleonora Sears ice-skated, shot rifles, rode horses, and raced yachts. She excelled in 19 sports, making her America’s most versatile female athlete. And—horrors—she wore pants.” Continue Reading…

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