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Object Name: dress

Artist/Maker: Fortuny, Mariano
Role in production: designer
Date: 1908-12

Accession Number: 1991.154
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • pleated
Description

Gold pleated silk "Delphos" dress in 4 widths of fabric, with high boatneck and short, triangular batwing sleeves laced at top edge with gold cord. Seams between torso and sleeves contain silk ribbons for gathering. Sleeveless gold silk camisole-lining; white petersham waistband. Lining fastens centre front (see bust pleats). Seamed centre back.
Very similar to Fortuny's original patented design, see 'Mariano Fortuny: His Life and Work' by Guillermo de Osma p. 94.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 150 cm
Width:
Depth: