Evening gown


Center back: 142.7 cm (56 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Silk velvet evening dress with cubist style print in shades of burgundy. Long dress, with long bell-shaped sleeves. High waist accentualted by velvet ribbon. Dress is lined with deep red silk (attatched to bodice and sleeves, and free from the skirt). Lightly padded shoulders (with small half-moon shaped pads). Maroon invisible zipper from base of neck to the waitstline.


Before 2011, acquired by Evelyn H. Lauder (b. 1936 - d. 2011); 2011, given by inheritance to her husband, Leonard A. Lauder, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Lauder to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder