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Evening ensemble

Evening ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    August 1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)
    Mancini, Rene (designed and made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk embroidered with melanex, chenille and jet

  • Credit Line:

    Worn and given by Mrs Pierre Schlumberger

  • Museum number:

    T.230,A-E-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black evening coat cut with standaway band collar and tent silhouette, entirely covered in black melanex, chenille and jet embroidery. Black satin dress and co-ordinating shoes and gloves

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

August 1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)
Mancini, Rene (designed and made by)

Materials and Techniques

silk embroidered with melanex, chenille and jet

Descriptive line

Black evening ensemble, coat embroidered with chenille, Melanex, and jet, satin dress, shoes & gloves

Production Note

Dated precisely to 10th August 1966, probably date of fashion show.

Materials

Silk; Melanex; Chenille; Jet; Satin

Techniques

Hand embroidery; Beading; Shoe-making

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Formal wear; Accessories; Footwear; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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