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Evening ensemble comprising jacket and strapless dress in black silk rep

Arthur Falkenstein1940/1942

Museum of the City of New York

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

Black silk rep ensemble. A: Hip-length jacket; hourglass-fitted, rounded basque; convertible collar; long sleeves, four button wrist; knotted silk fringe at wrists and hem; eight black silk-covered buttons center front closure; black silk taffeta lining. B: Full-length dress; thin straps; tuck-fitted bodice, black velvet ribbon bustline edging, fitted natural waist; eight gore skirt, corded flaring hem; center back zipper closure. Label, A: Falkenstein. Label, B: New York Creation - N.Y. Dress Institute.

Details

  • Title: Evening ensemble comprising jacket and strapless dress in black silk rep
  • Creator: Arthur Falkenstein
  • Date Created: 1940/1942
  • Type: Evening dress (garment), Jacket (garment), Ensemble (costume)
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Fringe, rep, Taffeta, Velvet (fabric weave)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Falkenstein / New York Creation

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