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Evening dress
Evening dress
Designer:
Date:
1937
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Matelasse, Silk Velvet, And Kid Leather
Dimensions:
160 x 62 cm (63 x 24 7/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Sale: Sotheby's London, 5/20/86, Lot 2

Accession Number:
1992.46.7
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-11
Credit Line:

Bequest of Elise S. Haas

Exhibition History:

Recent Acquisitions-Gallery 22, 1997

Renaissance style long princess gown in silver grey-blue-pink-gold mattelasse. Off-shoulder neckline edged with silver leather piping. Narrow self straps come from under the arms to the neck to support the dress. Long curved sleeves in three sections:mattelasse, red and royal blue velvet, each join piped in silver leather. Hem also edged in silver piping.