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Woman's evening dress

French
1946
Nina Ricci (Italian (active in France), 1883–1970), For House of Nina Ricci (French, founded 1932)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

124 cm (48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.466

Medium or Technique

Silk; Object technique not provided

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made of compound black ribbed silk with stripes of pink and beige satin and vignettes showing single cosmos blossoms and tropical birds. Wide skirt, gathered all around. Bodice composed of the pink and beige stripes. Strapless cut, with metal stays in bodice; zipper closure back center. Nina Ricci woven label sewn inside bodice.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Carlton S. Coon, Jr.