Sleeveless evening dress of black chiffon

French
About 1930


Object Place: France

Dimensions

131 cm (51 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.816

Medium or Technique

Chiffon, Embroidery, Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wide round neck in front, deep V in back, bodice with slight fullness and skirt circular cut floaring widely at bottom; bodice embroidered in powder of long rectangular black sequins, plain black chiffon around bottom of entire skirt, waist length wing cape solidly embroidered with black sequins attached to shoulders and back of neck, plain black chiffon cape below waist in back of dress, single line of rhinestones all around neck; black satin slip.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton