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Evening dress "Venus"
Evening dress "Venus"
Designer:
Date:
Fall-Winter 1949
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Tulle Embroidered With Paillettes, Pearls, And Rhinestones; Silk Inner Skirt; Horsehair Stiffening
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
49.25.1a-c
Acquisition Date:
1949-11-21
Credit Line:

Gift of I. Magnin & Company

Exhibition History:

New Look to Now, de Young Museum, 1989-91
Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 7/5/17 - 1/7/18

Ballgown with bodice and skirt of pale pink silk tulle embroidered with iridescent pink feather-shaped paillettes, iridescent and silver sequins, pearls, and rhinestones over pale pink silk and silk tulle. Matching sash. The shape of each petal is influenced by the curved paillettes.

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