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Woman's evening dress

about 1913

Designed by Jeanne Lanvin, French, 1867–1946 French For House of Lanvin, French, founded in 1890 French


Dimensions

Center back: 55 in. (139.7 cm)

Accession Number

1998.453

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta and net

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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