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Jour de Veine

Evening Dress
1925-1928 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sleeveless evening dress of embroidered silk satin backed in cream crêpe. Decorated with an all-over design with coloured beads. At armpit level at the back and front are wide bands of bead and glass decoration with round turquoise coloured beads and square cut glass beads in red. Six narrower strips of the same decoration run down to the hem, which ends in six scallops, and is heavily decorated with heavy glass beads and bugle beads. The dress is below-the-knee, and it is made up of two pieces sewn together, back and front.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered silk satin, backed in crêpe, glass beads
Brief Description
Sleeveless evening dress 'Jour de Veine' of embroidered silk satin backed in crêpe, designed by Jenny, Paris, 1925-1928
Physical Description
Sleeveless evening dress of embroidered silk satin backed in cream crêpe. Decorated with an all-over design with coloured beads. At armpit level at the back and front are wide bands of bead and glass decoration with round turquoise coloured beads and square cut glass beads in red. Six narrower strips of the same decoration run down to the hem, which ends in six scallops, and is heavily decorated with heavy glass beads and bugle beads. The dress is below-the-knee, and it is made up of two pieces sewn together, back and front.
Dimensions
  • Shoulder strap to hem length: 42in
  • Width: 17.5in
Production typeHaute couture
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Jenny Paris' (On label)
  • 'Jour de Veine' (Hand written on tape inside side seam)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Murdock
Collection
Accession Number
T.214-1953

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record createdMay 9, 2008
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