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Evening ensemble

Evening ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    Winter 1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Pombo, Ana (designer)
    Paquin Ltd (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk velvet, chain stitch embroidery and paste gems

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Madame Miguel Angel Carcano

  • Museum number:

    T.334 to B-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue velvet evening cloak with matching jacket and skirt suit.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

Winter 1938 (made)

Artist/maker

de Pombo, Ana (designer)
Paquin Ltd (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Silk velvet, chain stitch embroidery and paste gems

Object history note

In the Beaton Catalogue, Madeleine Ginsburg notes that there is an original design record for this ensemble in the PDP archive of Paquin material. (ref: no.1, vol 104, E.8645/46-1957)

Descriptive line

Evening ensemble consisting of embroidered velvet cloak and jacket and skirt suit, designed by Ana de Pombo for Paquin, Paris, winter 1938.

Materials

Silk velvet; Paste gems

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Embroidery; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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