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La Riposte

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    late 1926 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Charles Worth (designer)
    Worth (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.12861-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf C, box 134

Physical description

'La Riposte.' Grey-beige and lavender-grey scalloped tiered dress.
One of 122 dress designs for afternoon dresses and tea gowns for Winter 1926-7 bound in a volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

late 1926 (designed)

Artist/maker

Jean-Charles Worth (designer)
Worth (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jean-Charles Worth. 'La Riposte.' Grey-beige and lavender-grey scalloped tiered dress.
One of 122 designs for afternoon dresses and tea gowns for Winter 1926-7.

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; Women's clothes; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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