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Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Ban, Jules (artist)
    Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured chalks, ink and other media on toned paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 135

Physical description

Design for women's evening dress. A woman shown from the back in a short-sleeved, mid-calf evening dress of white lace overlaid with black satin train draped in a Grecian style and caught in at the dropped waist with a chain girdle. The black satin extends into a sweeping train.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1920 (made)


de Ban, Jules (artist)
Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured chalks, ink and other media on toned paper

Marks and inscriptions

'de Ban / 1920'
Signed and dated


Height: 41.9 cm average size of sheets in set, Width: 27.3 cm average size of sheets in set

Descriptive line

Jules de Ban for Lucile Ltd., 1920. Design for an evening gown of white lace and black draped satin.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.


Toned paper; Chalk; Ink


Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Woman; Evening dress


Drawings; Fashion; Designs; Women's clothes; Clothing


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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