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Evening ensemble comprising dress and jacket in wine red grosgrain ribbon and eggshell and silver brocade, with ribbon belt

Coco Chanel1950/1959

Museum of the City of New York

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

Evening ensemble comprising dress, jacket and belt. A: Straight, ankle-length dress; fitted wine red grosgrain ribbon bodice, built-in boned net corselet; bateau neckline; thin ribbon straps; natural waistline; straight skirt of eggshell silk brocaded with gold lurex in floral and lattice pattern; proper left front side vent knee to hem; proper left hook-and-eye closure at strap, armscye and waist, proper left side zipper closure in bodice, proper left back side zipper closure in skirt; eggshell China silk lining. B: Bolero jacket in matching brocade; unfitted; round neckline; 3/4-length sleeves; wine red grosgrain ribbon lining. C: Belt in wine red grosgrain ribbon; center front bow; hook-and-eye center front closure; worn at natural waist. Label, B: Chanel.

Details

  • Title: Evening ensemble comprising dress and jacket in wine red grosgrain ribbon and eggshell and silver brocade, with ribbon belt
  • Creator: Coco Chanel
  • Creator Birth Date: 1883
  • Creator Death Date: 1971
  • Date Created: 1950/1959
  • Type: Jacket (garment), Evening Dress (garment), Belt (costume accessory), Ensemble (costume)
  • Medium: Grosgrain ribbon, Brocade (textile), Metallic thread, Net (textile), Lurex (TM), China silk, China silk
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Chanel

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