Born into a family of embroiders, Francois Lesage became an icon of Paris’ fashion scene. (jacques brinon/associated press/file 1999)
F. Lesage; headed famed Paris embroidery house
By Jenny Barchfield Associated Press / December 3, 2011
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PARIS - Francois Lesage - heir of the legendary Maison Lesage embroidery atelier which has long been embellishing Paris couture houses’ most fantastic creations - died Thursday, the house said. He was 82.
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