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Evening dress

Pinkish red silk crepe with slender branch pattern, brocaded with clusters of blue daisies. Bodice of gray-blue chiffon, embroidered with red silk in chain stitch. Side panels of plain chiffon same color. Attached slip of chiffon and taffeta, matching in color. Hemline drops to points center...

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Provenance

About 1922, created for donor by Madeleine Vionnet; gift of Mrs. Henry Bliss to the MFA (Accession date: June 6, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Bliss

French (Paris), about 1922

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

62.623

Medium or Technique

Silk; crépe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes