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Woman's Evening Coat

Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973. Embroidered by Lesage, Paris, founded 1922.

Geography:
Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date:
Winter 1938-1939

Medium:
Fulled wool, silk velvet, porcelain, gilt metallic thread embroidery, paillettes, and beads

Dimensions:
Center Back Length: 57 inches (144.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1969-232-6

Credit Line:
Gift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969

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Label:
The evening coat's pockets are designed in imitation of Sèvres porcelain vases.