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dress 1951.96

Object Name: evening dress & fashion design

Artist/Maker: Stiebel, Victor
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Date: 1950

Accession Number: 1951.96
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • satin
  • rayon
  • cotton
  • elastic
  • gouache
Support
 
Technique
  • Swathed
Description

Black satin trimmed with white watered silk.

Strapless bodice lined with white corded silk, boned. Bust improvers (black silk) inside. CB fastening. Top edge trimmed with swathed satin band passing from CF round LS to CB and over right shoulder, concealing shoulder strap passing from right of front to left of back. Elastic sewn inside from left of front to right side. Inner waistband, fastening CB. Wrap-over skirt lined with black cotton. RF wrapping over left with a rounded extension shaped to fall in folds over the LF. Separate black silk lining of skirt with stiffened hem.

Gouache drawing. Dress design by Victor Stiebel for Jacqmar.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 147.3 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Shoulder to waist
Height: 35.6
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 63.5
Depth: