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Evening dress "Cygne Noir"
Evening dress "Cygne Noir"
Designer:
Date:
Fall-Winter 1949
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Satin And Velvet
Dimensions:
111.8 cm (44 in.) length; 63.5 cm (25 in.) waist
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1979.51.15a-b
Acquisition Date:
1982-03-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Leslie L. Roos

Exhibition History:

New Look to Now, de Young Museum, 1989-91
Dior's Basic Black, de Young Museum, 1992

Black satin fitted bodice with narrow band of velvet at top and velvet shoulder straps. Stiff, long full skirt of satin with velvet panels and ruffles. Black velvet stole.