Evening dress in white silk organdy embroidered allover with white silk dots, on cotton plain-weave ground; mermaid style; full-length; strapless bodice with square neckline; natural waistline; large ruffle on skirt from waist down center front and around hem, edged with loose black horsehair, interior edged in wire; proper left side zipper closure; attached boned white silk corselet, proper left hook-and-eye closure. Label: Schiaparelli / 21. place vendôme Paris.


  • Title: Strapless Evening dress in white-on-white dotted organdy
  • Creator: Elsa Schiaparelli
  • Creator Birth Date: 1890
  • Creator Death Date: 1973
  • Date Created: 1949/1950
  • Location Created: France
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Organdy, Silk (textile), Cotton (textile), Horsehair, Wire
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Schiaparelli

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