|Couturier Marcel Chaumont, at left, with a suit of her design, late 1940.|
There is not much known about this designer today, save for a few details. Chaumont was born in the French countryside in 1891. After WWI, she moved to Paris to work in the world of haute couture. She was hired by Jeanne Lanvin, who was the assistant principal designer for Madeleine Vionnet at the time.