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Fashion Design

1923 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a court presentation gown. A silver lamé brocade dress, straight cut with vertical rows of beading, overlaid with a swathed drape of lamé brocade caught at the hip with a bunch of blue roses and a long train bordered with beading. The wearer's right arm is are veiled with a long beaded fringe , her left arm has beads wound around it. She wears a bandeau headdress with a transparent veil attached and the three Prince of Wales ostrich feathers in front, and carries a large white ostrich feather fan.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Coloured chalks, ink and other media on toned paper
Brief Description
Jules de Ban for Lucile Ltd., 1923. Design for a court presentation dress
Physical Description
Design for a court presentation gown. A silver lamé brocade dress, straight cut with vertical rows of beading, overlaid with a swathed drape of lamé brocade caught at the hip with a bunch of blue roses and a long train bordered with beading. The wearer's right arm is are veiled with a long beaded fringe , her left arm has beads wound around it. She wears a bandeau headdress with a transparent veil attached and the three Prince of Wales ostrich feathers in front, and carries a large white ostrich feather fan.
Dimensions
  • Average size of sheets in set height: 41.9cm
  • Average size of sheets in set width: 27.3cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'designed by de Ban / 23' (Signed and dated)
  • 'Copyright "Lucile" Ltd.' (Inscribed)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2939-1962

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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