Woman's evening dress

Evening dress of pleated white silk jersey and black taffeta. Upper bodice of pleated jersey closes over left shoulder; lower bodice and hip yoke of black taffeta; skirt of pleated white taffeta. Hips encircled with pleated sash of black taffeta which falls down left side to mid-calf. Left side closure. Label: "Grès 1 rue de la Paix Paris"

Provenance

Purchased by Harriet Welch Compton and given to Mrs. Stuart C. Welch; gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch to MFA, 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch, in memory of Harriet Welch Compton

Woman's evening dress

Paris, France
Dimensions
Center back: 137.16 cm (54 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk knit nit and taffeta
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
1999.498
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