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Woman's evening dress
Jean Dessès (French, born in Egypt, 1904-1970)
Object Place: Paris, France
126 cm (49 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: CF: 50 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Strapless yellow silk completely covered with yellow silk chiffon gathered at bust and around right side to left center back; full on left side over shoulder and down back covering gathering from left side to left center back. Foundation in bodice, pads at bust. Zipper closure with snap and hook and eye at center back. Label inside: “Jean Dessès, 12 Rd.pt. Champs-Elysées. Paris.”
Gift of Mrs. Claus von Bülow