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Black wool evening dress

Jeanne Lafourie1945/1945

Fashion History Museum

Fashion History Museum

Black wool dress with open neckline, long sleeves, and narrow hemline tapering to the ankles.

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  • Title: Black wool evening dress
  • Creator: Jeanne Lafourie
  • Manufacturer: Jean Lafourie
  • Date Created: 1945/1945
  • Provenance: Acquired by a Canadian soldier while he was stationed in Paris in the fall of 1945. He bought it as a gift for his fiancee and mailed it to her but died before he came home. Acquired from the younger sister of the woman it was purchased for
  • Type: Dress
  • Original Source: http://fashionhistorymuseum.com/
  • Rights: Fashion History Museum
  • Medium: Wool
  • Origin: France

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