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Woman's evening dress

Evening dress in two parts. Bodice of black lace (floral, embroidered net) with long open sleeves; black ribbon collar, 5 ribbons extended from collar to waist band; large black flower at center front. Silk skirt with 3 tiers of petals, and lace hem. Net lining and hoops.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson

French, 1921–22

Object Place

Paris, France

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta, lace, net, ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts