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Woman's evening ensemble: gown (a), belt (b), corset (c), petticoat (d), and six fabric remnants (e - j)
House Of:
Date:
1950
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Leather, Cotton, Polyester; Shantung, Plain Weave
Dimensions:
147.3 cm (58 in.) center back length (a); 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.) center back length (c); 109.2 cm (43 in.) center back length (d)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2017.75.21a-j
Acquisition Date:
2017-10-26
Credit Line:

Gift of Christine Suppes in honor of Jill D'Alessandro

Woman's evening ensemble consisting of shocking pink silk shantung gown, belt, and remnants, and white plain weave corset and petticoat: (a) Straps tie into bow around shoulders; full skirt gathered at waist with small train; label: “Eisa”; (b) belt with fabric-covered buckle and three eyes; (c) custom-made cotton plain weave corset with inner polyester bra; zipper closure at back and hooks to which to secure dress; bra label: “Chanetelle/ USA 32B/”; (d) silk plain weave petticoat; (e – j) fabric remnants, including alternate zippers, from alterations.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.