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Evening dress

Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1919 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worth (designer)
    Callot Soeurs (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin and chiffon, embroidered with diamanté and pearl bead tassels.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Victoria Wemyss

  • Museum number:

    T.460&A-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream satin evening dress with long floating chiffon panels, draped sash at high waist. The draped skirt is embroidered with tasselled ropes of pearls and diamanté. It has a petticoat.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1919 (made)

Artist/maker

Worth (designer)
Callot Soeurs (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Satin and chiffon, embroidered with diamanté and pearl bead tassels.

Descriptive line

Evening dress of satin and chiffon with petticoat, dress designed by Worth and petticoat made by Callot Soeurs, Paris, 1919.

Production Note

Petticoat made by Callot Soeurs, so probably not for this dress.

Materials

Silk satin; Silk chiffon; Diamantes; Beads

Techniques

Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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