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Evening dress - Carresaute

Carresaute

  • Object:

    Evening dress

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (made)

  • Date:

    1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chiffon over silk linings, boning, metallic embroidery, lace, ribbon flowers, self fabric ruffles and frills

  • Museum number:

    T.42:1&2-2007

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two-piece evening dress, bodice and skirt, blue silk chiffon, lavishly trimmed with cream lace, pink silk ribbon rosebuds, metallic embroidery, and self-fabric ruffles and frills. Mounted on boned cream silk bodice lining and satin skirt lining

Place of Origin

London, England (made)

Date

1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chiffon over silk linings, boning, metallic embroidery, lace, ribbon flowers, self fabric ruffles and frills

Marks and inscriptions

Lucile Ltd

Descriptive line

Evening dress, blue silk chiffon, lace and metallic embroidery.

Materials

Metal thread; Lace; Ribbon; Silk satin; Silk taffeta; Silk chiffon

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Formal wear; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection code

T&F

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