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Fashion design - Enigma

Enigma

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    late 1918 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
    Paquin Ltd (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.2934-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 55

Physical description

'Enigma.' Black chiffon and white lace evening dress.
1 of 75 dress designs for Winter 1918-19 bound in volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

late 1918 (made)

Artist/maker

Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
Paquin Ltd (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour drawing

Dimensions

Height: 46.6 cm page approx, Width: 30.1 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Hiver 1918. 'Enigma.' Black chiffon and white lace evening dress.
1 of 75 fashion designs for Winter 1918-19.

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; Clothing; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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