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Woman's suit

French
Designed by Eleanor Lelong (French), Designed for E. A. Lelong (French)


Object Place: Paris, France

Accession Number

1982.673a-h

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s suit in 8 parts: (d) full length A-line skirt, (e) narrow belt, and (a, b, c) three bodices. Silk warp-dyed fabric with delicate red/green flowers, blue/brown bands/stripes. (c) Evening bodice with short full sleeve, green velvet around arm hole, (a) pleated chiffon and 2 tier scoop neck collar day bodice with long full-sleeve, pleated cutwork cotton, high collar with ruffled cravat. (b) Third bodice of chiffon, lace and velvet, and (e) belt reconstructed at a later date (no label). Other parts include (f) sash and (g, h) two extra skirt panels.

Provenance

Eleonore Lelong 32 Rue Vignon, Paris

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson