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Girl's dress

about 1922

Designed by Jeanne Lanvin, French, 1867–1946 For House of Lanvin, French, founded in 1890 French


Dimensions

99 cm (39 in.); Legacy dimension: CB (a): 39 in. (99.0 cm)

Accession Number

1998.437a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton; Silk; cotton; plain weave organdy, printed chintz silk; crepe, plain weave

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(a) Blue child's dress with natural waist; full skirt, short sleeves, and oval neck; self-fabric ribbons applied in vermicelli design, forming concentric circles , where roses from a printed chintz are cut and appliquéed in center; detachable collar of pleated slik and red grosgrain ribbon low at front left side
(b) Underslip of cornflower blue silk crepe: modern replacement
Condition: good; collar torn, abraided and detached

Provenance

Ms. Francesca Galloway 21 Cornwall Gardens London SW7 4AW

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund