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1985.56 dress

Object Name: dress

Artist/Maker: Chanel, Gabrielle (Coco)
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, France, Paris
Date: 1922

Accession Number: 1985.56
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • crepe
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • beaded
Description

Sleeveless with asymmetrical V front edged with three rows of black beads and bead fringing. Two side plackets with four press studs. Two under layers, one of black silk and the upper of black crepe. Top layer composed of panels of bead encrusted crepe mounted as horizontal flounces, six in all. Beaded motifs of swirls and scrolls surmounting a heavy fringe. Label inner side seam : "Gabrielle Chanel, Paris"

Dimensions

Type: L
Height: 119 cm
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