evening dress
evening dress
evening dress
evening dress
evening dress
evening dress

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evening dress

Halston, Designer (American, 1932-1990)


This exceptional double silk jersey dress features a trompe l'oeil belt in the form of a snake.

Shibori (a stitched resist technique similar to tie-dye) and painting were used to create the snake motif.

Elizabeth Weymouth (b. 1943), New York; through (Stan Weaver, New York); given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art (1985).

Object Information

designer
Halston (American, 1932-1990)
creation date
1971
materials
silk jersey, resist dyed
dimensions
L: 62 in.
accession number
1985.631
credit line
Gift of Elizabeth Weymouth
copyright
© Halston
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors