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Dinner ensemble comprising coat and dress with coordinating slip

Jacques Griffe1966/1969

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Dinner ensemble. A: Coat in pale aqua and white large scale floral printed medium weight silk; A-line; below-knee length; stand-up collar; bracelet-length sleeves cut in one with front panels, raglan back; fine blue grosgrain Legion of Honor ribbon at left breast; powder blue silk lining. B: Matching silk dress; unfitted below-knee length chemise; wide drawstring front and back U-neckline finishing with center back hook concealed by self-corded bow; raglan cap sleeves; open vent center back; fine blue grosgrain Legion of Honor ribbon at left breast. C: Contrasting blue-grey crepe slip; applied with matching printed silk rounded shield to fill center back vent; proper left zipper closure (slip not shown in photographs.) Label, A: Jacques Griffe / Paris / Made in France. Worn by Alice Tully.

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  • Title: Dinner ensemble comprising coat and dress with coordinating slip
  • Creator: Jacques Griffe
  • Creator Birth Date: 1917
  • Creator Death Date: 1996
  • Date Created: 1966/1969
  • Location Created: France
  • Provenance: Worn by Alice Tully.
  • Type: Ensemble (costume), Dress (garment), Slip (underwear), Coat (garment)
  • Medium: Silk (fiber), Crepe (textile)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Jacques Griffe

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