Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Fashion design - Frivoline
  • Frivoline
    Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962
  • Enlarge image

Frivoline

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    early 1928 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962 (designer)
    Worth (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.13891-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf C, box 142

Physical description

'Frivoline.' Brown on brown chiné silk and cream lace dress.
One of 117 dress designs for evening gowns and dresses for Summer 1928 bound in a volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

early 1928 (designed)

Artist/maker

Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962 (designer)
Worth (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 25 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jean-Charles Worth. 'Frivoline.' Brown on brown chiné silk and cream lace dress.
One of 117 designs for evening gowns and dresses for Summer 1928. many with attached fabric swatches.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Evening wear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.