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Woman's evening dress

about 1950
Jacques Fath (French, 1912–1954)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front: 51 1/2 in. (130.8 cm)

Accession Number

1999.278

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Emerald green velvet evening dress with pointed bodice (forming two wings) accented by a horizontally pleated band of green faille wound through front of scooped bodice and brought to back to form giant puffed bow at rear, with trailing sashes.

Provenance

Before 1999: private collection; by 1999, purchased by Marie-Noëlle Sudre from private collection; purchased by MFA from Marie-Noëlle Sudre, 1999.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund