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Sleeveless evening dress

French (Paris)
About 1923
Maison Agnès (French, 1898-1952)

Object Place: Paris, France


118 cm (46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Georgette crèpe, net, embroidery, velvet

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Bloused top, rather straight skirt with slight fullness evenly gathered all around, foundation of bodice pink georgett crèpe, of skirt black crèpe, overskirt adn overbodice of black net with skirt and lower bodice embroidered silidly with black sequins, upper bodice embroidered in imbrication of silver sequins, panel of black velvet at right side of skirt, band of black velvet around bottom of underskirt, (black velvet faded to rusty green), spade shaped ornament and long black and white beaded fringe on left shoulder and right skirt front; woven label inside bodice: AGNES Mme Havet Paris 7 Rue Auber.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton