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evening dress (robe de style)

Jeanne Lanvin, Designer (French, 1867-1946)


Antiquedress.com, run by Deborah Burke, Stamford, CT; purchased by Amy Davidoff, Indianapolis, IN, 4 May 2005; given to IMA in 2007.

Object Information

designer
Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867-1946)
creation date
Hiver (winter) 1926-1927
materials
silk taffeta, silk chiffon, silk bobbinet, glass bugle beads, faux pearls, rhinestones (with metal settings), metal hooks and eyes, metal snaps
dimensions
back length: 52 in.
front length: 48 in.
bust: 40 1/2 in.
waist: 39 in.
mark descriptions
Label, long white rectangular label at center back of waist: Jeanne Lanvin, Paris / Hiver 1926-27 UNIS-FRANCE
Label, couture number: 21750
accession number
2007.70
credit line
Gift of Amy Curtiss Davidoff
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors