Evening dress of silk net hand-studded with crystal brilliants over peach crepe-back silk charmeuse; straight; full-length; square scoop neck; high waistline; sleeveless; black satin sash underlining bust and tying at proper left front; horizontal band of hand-studded beaded crystal-centered flowers mid-calf to hem; 2-inch beaded fringe at hem. Back zipper. Made for Lauren Bacall. Featured in the October 1963 issue of "Harper's Bazaar".


  • Title: "Tissue-of-Diamonds" Evening dress
  • Creator: Norman Norell
  • Creator Birth Date: 1900
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Date Created: 1963
  • Type: Evening dress (garment)
  • Medium: Net (textile), Silk (fiber), Satin, Crystal (lead glass), Rhinestone, Bead (pierced object), Charmeuse
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Norman Norell

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