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Evening gown in red silk jersey with matching shawl

Valentina1943/1946

Museum of the City of New York

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

Cadmium red silk jersey ensemble. A: Sheath dress, full-length; one shoulder to bare left arm; stitch-fitted natural waist, bias draped; hand-stitched panel over shoulder, pinch-knife pleated at waist, cascading at uneven hem; side seam opening from hip level to reveal underdress tube; back panel longer than front; proper left side zipper closure; white linen broadcloth bodice lining. B: Matching silk jersey shawl; right triangle clipped as trapezium. Worn by Vera Zorina.

Details

  • Title: Evening gown in red silk jersey with matching shawl
  • Creator: Valentina Sanina Schlee
  • Creator Birth Date: 1899
  • Creator Death Date: 1989
  • Date Created: 1943/1946
  • Provenance: Worn by Vera Zorina.
  • Type: Ensemble (costume), Gown, Shawl
  • Medium: Linen (material), Broadcloth, Silk (fiber), Jersey (textile)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Valentina

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