Sleeveless evening dress

French
About 1927


Object Place: France

Dimensions

102.5 cm (40 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.817

Medium or Technique

Satin, Chiffon, Lace, Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black satin slip edged with black chiffon, black machine-made lace overdress; dress cut short and straight with slight blousing of lace arranged at low waistline, free floating panel center back and on each side of skirt of lace embroidered in whirling sun motive with colored simulated mother-of-pearl sequins, silver and pearl beads; continuation of lace that forms the bodice to left of dress forming a long panel to be used as train or stole; ornament on right hip and both shoulder straps of bright green and purplish rose rhinestones.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton