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Evening ensemble (dress and jacket)
Evening ensemble (dress and jacket)
House Of:
Designer:
Date:
2002
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
(a) Lace, Silk Tulle, Horsehair, And Boning (b) Lace, Silk Tulle, And Buttons
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2006.101.1a-b
Acquisition Date:
2006-12-14
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. William McCormick Blair, Jr.

Strapless evening dress (a) of charcoal lace and silk tulle. Sleeveless boned bodice of grey silk lace over peach tulle. Long full skirt gathered into waistline with peak at center front. Skirt in three layers: grey tulle over peach tulle over attached petticoat of grey horsehair. Wide horizontal band of lace set into outer grey tulle layer of skirt. Long-sleeved, full-length jacket (b) of same grey lace closes center front with tiny grey pearl buttons and self thread
loops.

Chanel #80329.