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Afternoon dress

French (Havet)
About 1926

Object Place: France


115 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Crèpe, Satin

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Dress cut straight with short skirt, long sleeves, surplice front, deep black silk fringe on bottom of dress and slip arranged in scallops; the slip made with satin face out, bodice made with crèpe side out except for lower part of sleeves and around neck, ornament of orange and green silk cord and rhinestones on left hip; woven label, AGNES Haute Couture Made In France Havet 7 Rue Auber.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton