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Dress

French
1928


Object Place: France

Dimensions

76.7 cm (30 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1494

Medium or Technique

Silk; Sequin-embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Short, deep “V” cut neck, sleeveless, taupe chiffon foundation solidly embroidered with sequins, neck, narrow center front panel, and two lines from front hem over hips to back hem on deep blue ground with silver linear figure, rest of dress polychrome sequins arranged to curve in toward center front panel and shading from one color into next to suggest ombré.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert U. Melville