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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case 96, Shelf D, Box 18

Gold Rush

Fashion Design
mid 1950 (made)
Place Of Origin

Fashion design for a woman's outfit

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
ink and watercolour
Brief Description
Lou Claverie for Paquin. "Gold Rush". Cocktail dress in harlequin check gold lamé. Original fashion design. Paris, Autumn-Winter 1950-51.
Physical Description
Fashion design for a woman's outfit
  • Height: 32cm
  • Width: 25cm
Credit line
Given by the House of Worth
Object history
Lou Claverie was a Spanish Basque designer who succeeded Colette Massignac at Paquin in 1949. He designed for Paquin until 1953, when he was replaced by the American designer Alan Graham, who designed the last few collections for Paquin before the house closed on 1 July 1956.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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