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Woman's evening dress

Evening dress with high waist, slightly bloused bodice, skirt with fullness distributed evenly all around, foundation of silver cloth (now tarnished). Upper part of bodice and short plain sleeves of blue, gray, and white silk net, lower part of bodice covered with silver lace, overskirt of...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton, to MFA 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward R. Mitton

French (Paris), About 1914

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

54.810

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd silk, silver lamé, net and lace, embroidered and appliquéd with taffeta, metallic thread, rhinestones and glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes