Costume and Textiles
Woman's Dinner JacketMade in Paris, France, Europe
Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973. Embroidered by Lesage, Paris, founded 1922.
Fulled wool, gold and metal thread embroidery, gold paillettes
Currently not on view
1969-232-12Gift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969
LabelThe palm trees are based on those embroidered on the Emperor Napoleon's coronation costume of 1804. Marlene Dietrich purchased the same model.