Fortuny diseño un vestido llamado Delphos que se inspiraba en los chitones jónicos que eran túnicos de lino o lana que caían hasta los pies formando verticales y zigzageantes pliegues de aspecto casi arquitectónico.
Mariano Fortuny Gauze Sleeveless Coat, Fortuny's treatment of this shape included cutting it open in the front.For these tunic shaped coats he used fine gauzes or crepes which he printed his patterns on.these tunics can be sleeveless, short sleeved or long sleeved, they are usually trimmed with silk cords and glass beads.
Dress Mariano Fortuny 1stdibs.com. The Delphos gown was a finely pleated silk dress first created in about 1907 by Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949) and made until about 1950. It was inspired by, and named after, a classical Greek statue, the Charioteer of Delphi. Since the 1970s these gowns have been desirable and collectable pieces of vintage clothing, with one selling for a world record price of $10,000 in December 2001