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Woman's "Delphos" dress in two parts, with dress box

Pleated silk dress "delphos". Two panels of light black silk satin, sewn together. Signature printed in red in one of the inner selvedges (Made in Italy Fabrique en Italie, Fortuny Depose). Glass beads on two sides. Stylized vegetal pattern printed on the narrow belt (b). Round box (c,d) bears...

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Credit Line

Gift of Diane S. Klingenstein

Italian (Venice), 1930s

Object Place

Venice, Italy


150 cm (59 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pleated silk satin, glass beads; printed silk satin belt; paperboard box


Textiles and Fashion Arts