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Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1937-39 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maillard, Jean-Denis, born 1913 - died 1993 (designer)
    Ferro, Netty, born 1897 - died 1942 (designer)
    Maillard, Jean-Denis, born 1913 - died 1993 (designer)
    Worth (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and watercolour on grey paper, typewritten note

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.22204-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf D, box 6

Physical description

Fashion design, pencil and watercolour on grey paper. Design for a long grey velvet evening dress with heavy gold braided embroidery on the bodice and a gold net veiled headdress. Attached typewritten note gives details of the dress and the client.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1937-39 (made)

Artist/maker

Maillard, Jean-Denis, born 1913 - died 1993 (designer)
Ferro, Netty, born 1897 - died 1942 (designer)
Maillard, Jean-Denis, born 1913 - died 1993 (designer)
Worth (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour on grey paper, typewritten note

Descriptive line

Netty Ferro or Jean-Denis Maillard for Worth. Design for a grey velvet evening dress with gold embroidery and gold tulle veil for the singer Alice Tully to wear for concert performances. Paris, 1937-39

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

Pencil; Watercolour; Grey paper

Techniques

Watercolour drawing; Typewriting

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Designs; Drawings; Theatre; Hats & headwear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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