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Woman's evening dress

Made of compound black ribbed silk with stripes of pink and beige satin and vignettes showing single cosmos blossoms and tropical birds. Wide skirt, gathered all around. Bodice composed of the pink and beige stripes. Strapless cut, with metal stays in bodice; zipper closure back center. Nina...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Carlton S. Coon, Jr.

French, 1946

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; {Object technique not provided}


Textiles and Fashion Arts