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Woman's evening dress

French
about 1913
Designed by Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946), For House of Lanvin (French, founded in 1890 French)


Object Place, Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 55 in. (139.7 cm)

Accession Number

1998.453

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta and net

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Eighteenth-century shepherdess-style evening dress of light yellow silk taffeta, ivory net, and brown net. Raised waist with V-neck front, taffeta pouf with brown net ruffle around hips. Silk net at neck and sleeves. Belt of brown net with fuschia and pink roses at center front.

Provenance

Gift of Francesca Galloway, London, to MFA, December 16, 1998.

Credit Line

Gift of Francesca Galloway

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.