Object Place: Paris, France
Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave; sequins
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Black long sleeve evening dress with deep v-neckline, patterned with black sequins.
1927, designed for House of Cheruit, Paris, France; March 4, 1927, same model worn by Marion Morehouse in photograph by Edward Steichen published in Vogue magazine; July 3, 2009, purchased at auction, Millon Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris (Lot 313) by anonymous collector; purchased by MFA from collector's agent, Francoise Auguet (Accession date: October 21, 2009)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, and funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston