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Woman's Evening Dress

Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973

Geography:
Made in Paris, France, Europe

Date:
Summer 1937

Medium:
Printed silk organza

Dimensions:
Center Back Length: 38 1/2 inches (97.8 cm) Center Front Length: 42 inches (106.7 cm) Waist 22 1/2 inches (57.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1969-232-49

Credit Line:
Gift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969

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Label:
When Schiaparelli introduced the shorter, waltz-length dress in the summer of 1937, it was the sensation of the season.