Evening dress with cord (dress)
Designed by Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1892–1956)
Object Place: Paris, France
120 cm (47 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Made up from contemporary Indian sari: pink silk warp and gilt-metal weft ground with floral border design woven with gilt-metal discontinuous supplementary weft; hem is end border of sari with gilt-metal fringe. Closure of gilt-metal wrapped buttons and loops at side borders of sari. Cord of braided gilt-metal yarns. Condition: a few stains.
Gift of Carl L. Crossman