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Evening dress
  • Evening dress
    Groult, Nicole, born 1880 - died 1940
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Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1932 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Groult, Nicole, born 1880 - died 1940 (designer)
    Laurencin, Marie, born 1883 - died 1956 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk taffeta

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Ava, Viscountess Waverley

  • Museum number:

    T.254-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening gown of printed silk taffeta. It has a tight bodice and full skirt, wide pleated band around neckline. Design of flowers on alternating grounds of grey and pink.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1932 (made)

Artist/maker

Groult, Nicole, born 1880 - died 1940 (designer)
Laurencin, Marie, born 1883 - died 1956 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk taffeta

Descriptive line

Evening dress of printed silk taffeta, textile designed by Marie Laurencin and dress designed by Nicole Groult, France, 1932.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971

Materials

Silk taffeta

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Textiles; Formal wear; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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