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Evening dress

French (Paris)
Winter 1928–29
Designed by Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946), Designed for House of Lanvin (French, founded in 1890)

Object Place: Paris, France


109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; taffeta

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Full-length black silk ribbed taffeta dress. Right shoulder has strap of silk, skirt falls in two parallel, slanted tiers of ruffles, lower on right side. Rhinestone and beaded bird at left side of waist with wings forming strap over left shoulder. Black silk bow tops left shoulder strap. Label: Jeanne Lanvin, Paris, Unis-France. Stamped: Hiver 1928-1929. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Edgell in memory of his mother, Mrs. N. Stuart Campbell


Reproduced with permission.