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Evening cape

Evening cape

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1933 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metallic lamé fabric with pile texture

  • Credit Line:

    Worn and given by an anonymous lady

  • Museum number:

    T.390-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening cape of gold and silver metallic looped lamé. It is semi-circular, cut in one with sleeves and hip-length.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1933 (made)

Artist/maker

Elsa Schiaparelli, born 1890 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Metallic lamé fabric with pile texture

Object history note

Ref. Paris Centre de Documentation de Costume, Schiaparelli, Album no 2, 1933, no 2, p.410 (although shown in red Faille Cloqué)

Descriptive line

Evening cape of metallic looped lamé, designed by Schiaparelli, Paris, 1933.

Materials

Lamé

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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