Dress, overcoat and cloche


Palazzo Madama

Palazzo Madama

Rust hued dress with pleated panel skirt and floral applique in pleated chenille ribbon on one side of skirt. Flat Peter pan cream collar, cuffed sleeves with pleated insert. Flared overcoat with stand up collar and decorative inserts placed perpendicularly. The cloche hat in a mexicaine viscose and with a lacquered metal buckle was purchase in Paris in 1924 and contains the following label: 'Modes Lucie Hamar 10, rue Richepanse Paris'. The outfit was worn by Jolanda Marzari Chiesa on her wedding day in Turin in 1926.

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  • Title: Dress, overcoat and cloche
  • Manufacturer: Dress and overcoat:Turin dressmakers Cloche: Lucie Hamar, Paris
  • Date Created: 1926
  • Location Created: Turin, Italy
  • Provenance: Dono Alberta Marzari Chiesa, 2014, inv. 1010
  • Type: Dress
  • Photographer: Paolo Robino, Torino
  • Medium: Dress: silk taffeta, chenille applique. Overcoat: Viscose taffeta with Gros de Tours effect, wooden buttons. Cloche: grosgrain, mexicaine viscose and lacquered metal buckle with rhinestones