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Woman's ensemble (slip, cape, dress, belt)

American
early 1940s
Designed for Elizabeth Arden (American, founded 1910)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

157.48 cm (62 in.); Legacy dimension: Center back (dress) 62 in. (157.5 cm) Center back (cape) 60 in. (152.4 cm) L x W (belt) 102 x 2 1/4 in. (259.1 x 5.7 cm) Center back (slip) 59 in. (149.9 cm)

Accession Number

1998.105a-d

Medium or Technique

Silk, crepe-back satin, cotton and Lurex belt

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Medieval-inspired lounging garment consisting of a dress, slip, cape, and belt in Arden’s signature “Blue Grass” colored crêpe-backed satin.
Label: “Elizabeth Arden”
Condition: good, some stains and holes and discoloration

Credit Line

Gift of Rosemary M. Loring