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Cocktail dress

Paris (French)
1949


Dimensions

105.41 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1999.247

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk taffeta cocktail dress. Shallow scoop neckline, fitted bodice with underarm gussets and set-in full-length sleeves with button and loop closures, and layered petal skirt to just below the knee.

Provenance

Purchased from Dior Paris and worn by donor

Credit Line

Gift of Georgianna Powell