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Evening dress and matching slip (slip)

French (Paris)
Maker Marie Marcelle


91 cm (35 13/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

Chiffon, satin

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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Evening dress and matching slip of orange-mustard chiffon, short deep “V” cut neck, sleeveless, low waisted, in front, plain in back, skirt cut in five tabs, front and side tabs slightly gathered, edges of tabs and neck ornamented with overlapping copper colored sequins with smallest at top and grading to largest at bottom; (b) slip with foundation of golden brown satin covered with orange-mustard chiffon, narrow dark brown satin shoulder straps. Woven label in seam of slip: Marie Marcelle, Paris, 69 Rue de Monceau. Shown with 54.522, American black evening dress.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Agnes Taft Baldwin