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This Théâtre de la Mode mannequin is wearing an ivory silk damask evening dress with a large floral pattern. The fitted bodice has wide straps that are entirely embroidered in sequins and gold thread in a twig and stylized flower motif. Two long, pointed side panels of the same embroidery fall over the full skirt. Coiffure by Gabriel Fau. Mannequin designed by Eliane Bonabel and created by Jean Saint-Martin.

Details

  • Title: Evening dress and accessories
  • Creator: Worth
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: h29 in (complete)
  • Media: silk, sequins, gold thread, wire, plaster, raffia
  • Credit Line: Gift of Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne and Paul Verdier
  • Provenance: Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art
  • Type: Figurine
  • Rights: http://www.maryhillmuseum.org/discover/about-maryhill-museum-of-art/press-room/images-for-publication

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