Red silky velvet long sleeve dress with floral decoration stenciled in silver on the entire skirt. The sleeve is long and has a narrow peak extending over the hand. Round neckline and small dragging tail. The side seams are open, as are the sleeves. Underneath these pieces of red satin is laid pleated silk. The front and back, and the two parts of the sleeves are joined by strands decorated with pasta vitrea beads. The sleeves and body panels are seamed with red pleated satin silk collected at intervals with cords that close with Murano glass beads.The decoration with scrolls and palmettes with animals faced on both sides by way of Hom (tree of life) covering the entire surface repeating in horizontal stripes over the velvet fabric.


  • Title: Dress
  • Creator: Mariano Fortuny
  • Creator Birth Date: 1871
  • Creator Death Date: 1949
  • Fashion House: Mariano Fortuny
  • Date Created: ca. 1930 - ca. 1940
  • Location Created: Venecia, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 152,50 cm
  • Provenance: Colección Fortuny adquirida a Liselotte Höhs por Inditex S.A. y entregada en dación por pago de impuestos.
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Museo del Traje CIPE
  • Medium: Metal, silk, glass paste

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