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Gown, "Fusee"
Gown, "Fusee"
Designer:
Date:
1939
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Printed Silk Taffeta; Silk Tape Appliqué
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
French
Accession Number:
2007.69.1
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift from the Collection of Marjorie Gunst Stern

Exhibition History:

Exhibiting Excellence: Recent Acquisitions, 2006 - 2009, de Young, Oct. 2009 - 1/17/10

No label, Made in France woven into fabric selvedge. Large scale print of white plumes on grey warp printed taffeta. Strapless fitted and boned bodice trimmed with a band of cartridge pleating across top. Very full skirt cartridge pleated to bodice and longer at back. Large plume shapes in red silk tape appliqued on left bodice and right skirt. Short inner skirt support and bodice lining of glazed cotton.