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Evening coat

Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered suede with gilt sequins and beads, lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Pierre Schlumberger

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

High waisted magyar-sleeved yellow suede evening coat. With the edges trimmed with a shell pattern embroidered in gilt sequins and beads at the neck, hem and sleeve hems.

Full-length with a high waist and loose sleeves. The top is in two pieces, is darted at the front and back neck, with shaped sloping sleeves and fastens with two covered hooks at the base of the stand-away neck. Fully lined with black silk.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1964 (made)


Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered suede with gilt sequins and beads, lined with silk

Marks and inscriptions

'GIVENCHY, PARIS, Made in France'
Woven label, white on black


Length: 146 cm shoulder to hem

Descriptive line

High waisted magyar-sleeved embroidered suede evening coat, designed by Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, 1964

Production Note

11 August 1964


Suede; Sequins




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

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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