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Evening dress

French (Paris)
Winter 1928–29
Designed by Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946), Designed for House of Lanvin (French, founded in 1890)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.309

Medium or Technique

Silk; taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Full-length black silk ribbed taffeta dress. Right shoulder has strap of silk, skirt falls in two parallel, slanted tiers of ruffles, lower on right side. Rhinestone and beaded bird at left side of waist with wings forming strap over left shoulder. Black silk bow tops left shoulder strap. Label: Jeanne Lanvin, Paris, Unis-France. Stamped: Hiver 1928-1929. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Edgell in memory of his mother, Mrs. N. Stuart Campbell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.