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Evening dress and shoes

Evening dress and shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Paris, France (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pierre Cardin, born 1922 (dress, designer)
    Rene Mancini (shoes, designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk chiffon

  • Credit Line:

    Worn and given by Mrs Charles Wrightsman

  • Museum number:

    T.76A-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

Full length sheath dress in flame red chiffon with huge petal sleeves, slit up centre front. Matching shoes.

Place of Origin

Paris, France (made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Pierre Cardin, born 1922 (dress, designer)
Rene Mancini (shoes, designer)

Materials and Techniques

silk chiffon

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Charles Wrightsman

Descriptive line

Red silk chiffon evening dress with layered handkerchief sleeves and shoes to match

Exhibition History

Fashion: an anthology by Cecil Beaton (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1972-31/12/1972)

Materials

Silk chiffon

Categories

Clothing; Footwear; Fashion; Formal wear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection code

T&F

Qr_O137437
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