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Woman's evening dress

French
about 1957
Designed by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

279.4 cm (110 in.)

Accession Number

1973.507

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Strapless pale yellow-green silk bodice with full skirt ornamented with vertical pinked bands and turned under and hemmed to white silk lining. Inner dress of matching silk and lining with weighted foundation covered in cotton twill; tacked to dress at top. Back closure combination of zipper, hooks and eyes, snaps and covered buttons. Matching narrow belt with bow attached with snaps. Label inside: “Made in France, Givenchy, Paris.”

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch