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Evening dress and shoes

Evening dress and shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (designed)

  • Date:

    1985 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Valentino, born 1932 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk crepe, silk satin, paste, ribbons.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    T.515:1 to 3-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Long dress of black silk crepe with draped neck and red silk bow and centre-back zip opening. The sleeves are long with zipped cuffs. Worn with evening court shoes of black silk satin with paste jewelled rose decorations and black silk ribbon lacings

Place of Origin

Italy (designed)


1985 (designed)


Valentino, born 1932 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk crepe, silk satin, paste, ribbons.


Length: 21 cm approximate, Weight: 0.7 kg

Descriptive line

Valentino, 1985. Black silk crepe evening dress with red bow, and black silk court shoes trimmed with glass paste roses.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail


Silk crepe; Silk satin; Paste; Ribbon


Machine sewing


Fashion; Women's clothes; Evening wear; Footwear; Formal wear

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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