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Dress (in two parts)

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Two-piece woman's dress of black silk satin (charmeuse?). Low V-neck blouse gathered slightly at dropped-waist hem and caught into enameled and rhinestone pin. Skirt and back yoke of blouse detailed with two inset band of same fabric. Inverted pleat on skirt back. Label: "Jean Patou Sports ...

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Purchased by dealer from private collection

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

French (Paris), 1925–28

Object Place

Paris, France


64.77 cm (25 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: Center back (blouse) 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) Center back (skirt) 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silver (?) buckle, enamel, rhinestones


Textiles and Fashion Arts