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Woman's "Delphos" dress and belt (dress)

Italian
late 1920s
Designed by Mariano Fortuny (y Madrazo) (Spanish, 1871–1949)


Dimensions

157.3 cm (61 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 62 in.

Medium or Technique

Silk and glass beads, satin, pleated

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Collections

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