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Evening dress and jacket
  • Evening dress and jacket
    Hartnell, Norman, born 1901 - died 1979
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Evening dress and jacket

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hartnell, Norman, born 1901 - died 1979 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, velvet, lined in faille and with satin, embroidered in sequins, diamantes and beads, pleated and padded, and with net

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lee Landau

  • Museum number:

    T.432&A-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening dress and jacket of pale pink and pale eau-de-nil satin, pale pink velvet, and with embroidery of diamantes, beads and sequins.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Hartnell, Norman, born 1901 - died 1979 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Satin, velvet, lined in faille and with satin, embroidered in sequins, diamantes and beads, pleated and padded, and with net

Marks and inscriptions

'Hartnell MADE IN ENGLAND'
Label on the dress and jacket

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/2038.
Commissioned and worn by the donor, Mrs Lee Landau (Christian name Millicent), for her son's wedding in the mid-1950s.

Descriptive line

Evening dress and jacket of embroidered satin and velvet, designed by Norman Hartnell, London, 1955

Materials

Silk (textile); Faille; Sequins; Diamantés; Beads; Net (textile)

Techniques

Embroidered; Satin weave; Velvet weave; Lined; Pleated; Padded

Subjects depicted

Foliage patterns; Floral patterns

Categories

Evening wear; Clothing; Fashion; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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