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Evening dress with cord (dress)

Made up from contemporary Indian sari: pink silk warp and gilt-metal weft ground with floral border design woven with gilt-metal discontinuous supplementary weft; hem is end border of sari with gilt-metal fringe. Closure of gilt-metal wrapped buttons and loops at side borders of sari. Cord of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Carl L. Crossman

French, about 1920–30

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts