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Evening coat-dress

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1937 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stiebel, Victor, born 1907 - died 1976 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Grosgrain lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M Webster

  • Museum number:

    T.212-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length evening coat-dress of bronze grosgrain. It has long sleeves gathered at the shoulders, a high collarless neckline, a tight bodice and a long flaring skirt trained from a low waisted back. It is lined with brown silk and fastens with a centre-front metal zip which runs almost down to the feet. There is additional stiffening at the centre back hips suggesting a bustle.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1937 (made)

Artist/maker

Stiebel, Victor, born 1907 - died 1976 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Grosgrain lined with silk

Marks and inscriptions

'VICTOR STIEBEL, 22 BRUTON ST., BERKELEY SQUARE, LONDON'
Label inside coat

Object history note

Probably a hostess gown or dinner dress rather than a coat, as does not open fully down front

Descriptive line

Evening coat-dress of grosgrain, designed by Victor Stiebel, London, ca. 1937

Production Note

Designed by Victor Stiebel, 22 Bruton St, Berkeley Square, London

Materials

Grosgrain

Categories

Textiles; Fashion; Women's clothes; Formal wear; Evening wear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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