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Evening dress
Evening dress
Date:
1957
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Ottoman (warp Predominant Plain Weave) And Horsehair Stiffening
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1994.81a-b
Acquisition Date:
1994-10-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Cynthia Schuman Banks

Exhibition History:

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.