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Evening dress
Evening dress
Designer:
Date:
ca. 1970–1980
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
White Polyester Charmeuse, Brass
Dimensions:
151 cm (59 7/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1986.99.31a-d
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Thomas Kempner

Exhibition History:

Costumes from Fortuny, de Young Museum, 1988
Classical Influence in Dress, de Young Museum, 1996
Nan Kempner: American Chic, de Young Museum, 2007

White evening dress. Pleated fabric forms a long tubular skirt and bodice of crossed pieces. Braided white cord belt. Necklaces of red cord with brass leaves and large floral decoration.