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Fashion design - Chinois
  • Chinois
    Jean-Charles Worth, born 1881 - died 1962
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Chinois

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    late 1924 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.11074-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf C, box 121

Physical description

'Chinois.' Taupe coat with Chinese style vase and flower motifs.
One of 141 dress designs for coats and suits for Winter 1924-25 bound in volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

late 1924 (designed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 26.8 cm, Width: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Jean-Charles Worth. 'Chinois.' Taupe coat with Chinese style vase and flower motifs.
One of 141 designs for coats and suits for the House of Worth, Winter 1924-25.

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; Drawings; Women's clothes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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