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Dress with matching jacket (jacket)

Warp: black silk; inner weft: purple silk; pattern weft: purple cotton. Pattern is 3" medallions with a dotted circumference and large, stylized rose pattern in purple against a black ground. Dress (b): Rounded neckline, elbow-length sleeves, and a natural waistline with 3/4" waistband. Slight...

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Provenance

Purchased in Paris by donor's mother.

Credit Line

Donated by Varney Thompson Elliott and Rosemary Thompson Franciscus in memory of Margaret Whitney Thompson

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

French (Paris), about 1960

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1986.54b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes