“Sonia Delaunay refused to accept the factile distinction between fine art and applied art or decorative arts. She devoted her gifts equally to the design of a fabric or to a room-size oil painting…”
“For their visits to the dance hall, Bal Bullier, Sonia created her first ‘simultaneous dresses’, made of squares and triangles of taffeta, tulle, flannelette, moire corded silk — anything that came to hand and all mixed together…”
Stanley Baron and Jacques Damase. Sonia Delaunay: The Life of an Artist, A Personal Biography Based on Unpublished Private Journals, 1995.