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.
Rayon crinkle crepe, silk crepe, gilded metallic thread embroidery
Currently not on view
1969-232-71a,bGift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969
LabelWorn by Schiaparelli on her American lecture tour in 1940, this jacket features "cash and carry" pockets designed to replace a handbag.