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Teagown

Italian
about 1920
Mariano Fortuny (y Madrazo) (Spanish, 1871–1949)


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Center front: 153.4 cm (60 3/8 in.) Center back: 158.1 cm (62 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.669

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet stenciled with gold and silver pigment; silk plain weave, pleated; glass beads

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tea gown, full length, brown silk velvet stenciled with gold in design typical of 15th century Ventian velvets with undulating stems, large leaves, fruit, palmettes. Narrow pleated gold silk panel extends from cuff to under arm to hem; gold silk cords with ventian glass beads joins velvet across pleating.

Provenance

Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson