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Court presentation gown in two parts (dress)

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Label, left side of skirt - Jeanne Lanvin, Paris. Pale peach satin dress and matching train worn by the donor at her presentation at the Court of St. James; a sheath-like dress with slender shoulder straps, V neck, front and very deep in back, some of fullness hanging in bias drapery in center...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles


Reproduced with permission.

French, 1931

Object Place

Paris, Lanvin, France


Overall (dress): 133 cm (52 3/8 in.) Other (dress): 155 cm (61 in.) Length (train): 127 cm (50 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts