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Evening ensemble

Evening ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    08/1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)
    Givenchy (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-sewn velvet and satin, with dyed black feathers glued into place

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Pierre Schlumberger

  • Museum number:

    T.232 to E-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This evening ensemble consists of a dress, over-bodice, shoes and gloves in black velvet, satin and feathers. It was designed by Hubert de Givenchy and dates from August 1968.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

08/1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Givenchy, Hubert de, born 1927 (designer)
Givenchy (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-sewn velvet and satin, with dyed black feathers glued into place

Descriptive line

Evening ensemble, black satin and velvet with feathers, Givenchy, Paris, 1968

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

Mendes, Valerie. Black In Fashion. London: V&A Publications, 1999.

Materials

Velvet; Satin; Feathers

Techniques

Machine sewing; Gluing

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Footwear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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