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Evening dress
Evening dress
Date:
ca. 1915–1925
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Velvet With Metallic Pigment Printing, Glass Beads, Silk Chiffon Lining
Dimensions:
187 x 94 cm (73 5/8 x 37 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Sale: Collection of Costumes and Textiles Designed by Maria Monaci Gallenga, Christie's London, 2/28/89, Lot 141

Accession Number:
1992.46.5
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-11
Credit Line:

Bequest of Elise S. Haas

Red-orange with gold pattern of birds on the body and a slightly different pattern on the sleeves. Medieval-style dress with silk-lined hanging kimono-style sleeves and long train. Shoulders are fastened with Murano glass beads and silk cord loops. Side slits for a belt, but belt appears to be missing.