rhodophane

rhodophane

(ˈrəʊdəˌfeɪn)
n
(Zoology) the red colour found in the inner cones of the retina in animals
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71) She also used even more unusual materials including clear perspex, lucite and rhodophane, and she would sometimes incorporate cellophane into her designs.
72) Rhodophane is a 'glass'-like fabric used by Schiaparelli in 1934.
And Gianni Versace took up the cellophane and Rhodophane gauntlet that Elsa Schiaparelli had thrown down in the '30s, practicing a conservative couture on new materials - heavy plastic and nacreous polyvinylchloride - and achieving again what Schiaparelli had achieved: a couture art that was both ordinary and extraordinary, but that incontrovertibly evaded all pieties of a middle ground.