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Evening gown

French (Paris)
Haute Couture, Spring/Summer 1997
Designed by Karl Lagerfeld (German (active in France), born in 1938), Designed for House of Chanel (French, founded 1909)


Object Place: France, Paris

Dimensions

139.7 cm (55 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 139.7 cm (55 in.)

Accession Number

1997.227

Medium or Technique

Silk net, sequins, and glass beads

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk tulle; embroidered with glass bugle beads, sequins, and synthetic foil (fabric by Hurel, embroidery by Lesage, and ribbon by Guillemin). Condition: good, some holes in tulle net, and loss of beads in a few areas. Designed for CHANEL, Spring/Summer Haute Couture Collection 1997, no. 68.

Provenance

Chanel, Paris; 1997, gift to MFA (Accession date: Nov 19, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Chanel, Paris

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.