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Smocking

Smocking

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed and made)

  • Date:

    mid 1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean Patou, born 1880 - died 1936 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    smocked silk velvet

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. J. E. O. Morgan

  • Museum number:

    T.1599-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of honey-gold silk velvet with dense smocking.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed and made)

Date

mid 1920s (made)

Artist/maker

Jean Patou, born 1880 - died 1936 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

smocked silk velvet

Dimensions

Length: 53 cm, Width: 51 cm widest point, Width: 21 cm narrowest (smocked) point

Descriptive line

Jean Patou. Piece of smocked silk velvet. Originally part of an evening dress made to match cloak T.1590-2017. Paris, mid-1920s

Materials

Velvet; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Smocking; Sewing

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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