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Altesse

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    early 1926 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Charles Worth (designer)
    Worth (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.12665A-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf C, box 132

Physical description

'Altesse.' Bronze satin and lace dress.
One of 121 dress designs for evening gowns and dresses for Summer 1926 bound in a volume.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

early 1926 (designed)

Artist/maker

Jean-Charles Worth (designer)
Worth (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jean-Charles Worth. 'Altesse.' Bronze satin and lace dress.
One of 121 designs for evening gowns and dresses for Summer 1926.

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

Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Evening wear; Women's clothes; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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