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Evening gown

French (Paris)
Haute Couture, Spring/Summer 1997
Designed by Karl Lagerfeld (German (active in France), born in 1938), Designed for House of Chanel (French, founded 1909), Worn by Winona Ryder (American, born in 1971)


Object Place: France, Paris

Dimensions

139.7 cm (55 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 139.7 cm (55 in.)

Accession Number

1997.227

Medium or Technique

Silk net, sequins, and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk tulle; embroidered with glass bugle beads, sequins, and synthetic foil (fabric by Hurel, embroidery by Lesage, and ribbon by Guillemin). Condition: good, some holes in tulle net, and loss of beads in a few areas. Designed for CHANEL, Spring/Summer Haute Couture Collection 1997, no. 68.

Provenance

Chanel, Paris; 1997, gift to MFA (Accession date: Nov 19, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Chanel, Paris

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.