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Woman's Evening Dress

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

Geography:
Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date:
Summer 1939

Medium:
Rayon crepe, sequins, pearls, beads, and metallic thread embroidery

Dimensions:
Center Front Length: 55 inches (139.7 cm) Waist: 24 inches (61 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1969-232-46

Credit Line:
Gift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969

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Label:
Schiaparelli wore this evening coat and dress to a party at the British Embassy in Paris held by Sir Charles and Lady Mendl during the summer of 1939.