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Dress

French (Paris)
1920s


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

98.42 cm (38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.816

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress. Greenish ivory panné silk velvet with large floral motifs embroidered in bugle beading in shades of white and pink; green and white paillettes, gold metallic thread and gilded glass beads (color of beads comes from color of thread they are sewn with). Scalloped hem. Condition: Good; some beads missing; a few small holes. Designer: Chanel (no label).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James M. O'Neil in memory of her grandmother, Mary Ruby

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.