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Dress and belt

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gallenga, Maria Monaci, born 1880 - died 1944 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block-printed silk velvet and crêpe chiffon, and plaited metallic threads with glass beads

  • Museum number:

    T.218:1, 2-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tabard gown of red silk velvet and silk crêpe chiffon, and girdle belt of plaited lamé yarns and red beads.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Gallenga, Maria Monaci, born 1880 - died 1944 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Block-printed silk velvet and crêpe chiffon, and plaited metallic threads with glass beads

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1991/2300.

Descriptive line

Tabard gown of silk velvet and silk crêpe chiffon and girdle belt, designed by Maria Monaci Gallenga, Italy, ca. 1920

Materials

Silk (textile); Crêpe; Chiffon; Metal thread; Glass-beads

Techniques

Velvet weave; Block printed; Plaited

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Textiles; Accessories

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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