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Evening coat

French
1927
Designed by Lucien Lelong (French, 1889–1958)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.825

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, embroidery, velvet

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening coat made in Chinese style, pale peach taffeta embroidered with blue, pink, and green silks, blue, pink opaque glass beads, gold and silver metal thread, and gold beads of several types, lower part of coat designed to resemble the tabs of a Chinese skirt with floral designs in blue and pink, slender green foliage above the tabs; lined with blue chiffon velvet matching the blue of the embroidery; woven label: LUCIEN LELONG 16 RUE MATIGNON PARIS MODELE DEPOSE MADE IN FRANCE; probably originally had white fox collar.

Provenance

Lucien Lelong

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton