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Evening gown in chartreuse sari silk with gold metallic brocade

Unknown1960/1964

Museum of the City of New York

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

Chartreuse silk sari brocaded in gold metallic thread; floor-length; rounded florentine neckline; cap sleeves; straight-paneled front with vertical seam joining gold borders of sari; full flaring bias-cut back, brocaded yoke of high-waisted bodice dipping around back; heavy gold metallic braid sawtooth trim edging neckline and sleeves; center back zipper closure; bright pink silk lining. Worn by Lady Emilia Armstrong on June 15, 1977, when she became a member of The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta.

Details

  • Title: Evening gown in chartreuse sari silk with gold metallic brocade
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1960/1964
  • Provenance: Worn by Lady Emilia Armstrong on June 15, 1977, when she became a member of The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta.
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Brocade (textile), Silk (fiber)

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