Object Name: evening dress
Artist/Maker: Stiebel, Victor
Role in production: maker
Place of Creation: Europe, UK, England, London
Accession Number: 2011.54
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: [image copyright] Kerry Taylor Auctions, in perpetuity
Full length evening dress in emerald green silk satin with elaborate gold, seedpearl and chenille embroidery over the bodice in wheat ears, carnations and thistles; bodice boned; attached white nylon petticoat; shoulder straps; sackback trained back panel; woven label, low side seam 'Victor Stiebel, 17 Cavendish Square, London'.
In 1958, Stiebel opened his own house at Cavendish Sq., and this is an early example.
Width: 86 cm