Costume and Textiles
Woman's Evening Dress and VeilMade in Paris, France, Europe
Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973. Designed in collaboration with Salvador Dalí, Spanish, 1904 - 1989.
Printed silk crepe; silk crepe with cut-outs and appliqués
Currently not on view
1969-232-45a,bGift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969
LabelThis evening dress is printed with an illusionistic design of torn animal flesh, which is given a third dimension in the appliquéd fabric applied to the veil.