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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (made)

  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Adele Aiazzi Fantechi (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered net with sequins and glass beads, silk and lined with crêpe

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Madame Traballesi

  • Museum number:

    T.171-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length evening dress of pink net with horizontal chevron shaped bands of pink sequins, gradually widening to the hem, and glass bead embroidery with small pearlised flower and leaf motifs. Low round neck with a low back and sleeveless. Zipper fastening on the left side.
Lining of pink crêpe, and silk attached to the top part. Flared shift.

Place of Origin

Florence (made)

Date

1963 (made)

Artist/maker

Adele Aiazzi Fantechi (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered net with sequins and glass beads, silk and lined with crêpe

Descriptive line

Full-length evening dress of embroidered net, designed by Adele Aiazzi Fantechi, Florence, 1963

Materials

Net; Sequins

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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