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Woman's evening dress in four parts (stole)

Black chantilly lace in floral design with stole, strapless. With two belts: one of black velvet over leather, one of wide silk velvet ribbon with bow and streamer. Small red ribbon bow (for Legion d'Honneur) at left top edge of bodice. .


About 1956, Mrs. C. Douglas Dillon (Phyllis Ellsworth Dillon); About 1984, by inheritance to her sister, Mrs. John P. Sturges; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: October 24, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Sturges

French (Paris), 1956

Object Place

Paris, France


129.5 cm (51 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lace; silk velvet; leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts