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Dishabille in off-white silk Leno gauze with slip in taupe crepe de Chine

Valentina1940/1942

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

A: Dishabille in off-white silk Leno gauze; loosely fitted cross-wrap (proper right to left); floor-length; jewel neckline; very long tubular sleeves; natural waistline; full multi-layered pleated skirt; hand-rolled edging; hook-and-eye closures at neck and proper left front waist. B: Slip in taupe crepe de Chine; full-length; sweetheart neckline; spaghetti straps; center back zipper closure. Made for and worn by Vera Zorina.

Details

  • Title: Dishabille in off-white silk Leno gauze with slip in taupe crepe de Chine
  • Creator: Valentina Sanina Schlee
  • Creator Birth Date: 1899
  • Creator Death Date: 1989
  • Date Created: 1940/1942
  • Provenance: Made for and worn by Vera Zorina.
  • Type: Tea gown, Slip (underwear)
  • Medium: Gauze, Silk (fiber), Crepe de Chine
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Valentina Sanina Schlee

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