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Evening gown

Silk tulle; embroidered with glass bugle beads, sequins, and synthetic foil (fabric by Hurel, embroidery by Lesage, and ribbon by Guillemin). Condition: good, some holes in tulle net, and loss of beads in a few areas. Designed for CHANEL, Spring/Summer Haute Couture Collection 1997, no. 68.


Chanel, Paris; 1997, gift to MFA (Accession date: Nov 19, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Chanel, Paris


Reproduced with permission.

French (Paris), Haute Couture, Spring/Summer 1997

Object Place

France, Paris

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk net, sequins, and glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts