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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mainbocher, born 1891 - died 1976 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Net, embroidered with sequins

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Glendoven

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length evening dress in black net with top and apron front, embroidered with gold sequins in a peasant type design. With a pleated full skirt.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1936 (made)


Mainbocher, born 1891 - died 1976 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Net, embroidered with sequins

Descriptive line

Evening dress of sequinned net, designed by Mainbocher, Paris, 1936.


Net; Sequins


Fashion; Evening wear; Clothing; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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