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Woman's evening dress

American
about 1957–58
Made for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901), Possibly after Pierre Balmain (French, 1914–1982)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

121.8 cm (47 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.563

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bodice embroidered with glass beads in floral design, pink cotton velvet skirt, strapless. Label: “Made to Order - Bergdorf Goodman - Mrs. C.D. Dillon” and “Pierre Balmain” (hand written)

Provenance

About 1957-8, Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon (Phyllis Ellsworth Dillon); About 1984, by inheritance to her sister, Mrs. John P. Sturges; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: October 24, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Sturges