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Woman's Dinner Jacket

Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973. Designed in collaboration with Jean Cocteau, French, 1889 - 1963. Embroidered by Lesage, Paris, founded 1922.

Made in Paris, France, Europe

Fall 1937

Linen plain weave, gilded metallic and silk thread embroidery, beads, and paillettes

Waist: 28 1/4 inches (71.8 cm) Center Back Length: 20 3/4 inches (52.7 cm) Circumference (Bust): 34 1/2 inches (87.6 cm) Hips: 35 1/2 inches (90.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mme Elsa Schiaparelli, 1969

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