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Woman's "Delphos" dress and belt

Italian
about 1937
Designed by Mariano Fortuny (y Madrazo) (Spanish, 1871–1949)


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 157.3 cm (61 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.960-961

Medium or Technique

Pleated silk satin, glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Delphos” dress with short tunic in mushroom-colored pleated silk satin. Venetian glass beading at shoulders, side and bottom of the attached tunic. Printed on selvedge: “Fabriqué en Italie Fortuny deposé Made in Italy.”

Provenance

Donor said purchased in 1937. Made for her according to daughter in law, Betsy Collier.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sargent F. Collier