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Gift of Cynthia Schuman Banks
New Look to Now, de Young Museum, 1989-91
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, October 2005
Evening dress of red and black silk ottoman with painted warp: strapless; bouffant or "balloon" skirt, fullness of side panels rouched along diagonal seams creating V shape that terminates in point at hem; bow ornament at V point at hem.