Evening gown

Clothes for Women

Inventory number
2019.2.2.1ab.CW.DR.C1922.FR
Authors:
House of Alfred Lenief (French, 1922 - 1933)
Alfred LENIEF (French)
Description
A rare couture orange lamé crêpe gown,  with the embroidered satin label to the slip's inner waistband, the loose tunic-like over-dress of bunt orange crêpe shot through with silver lamé threads, the hem elaborately couched and embroidered in silver cord and emblazoned with large facetted jet-like plaques, worn over matching petticoat with silver lamé hem.

 
Materials
Lamé crêpe
Lamé
Silk
Silver thread
Glass
Origin
1922 – 1923 Paris, France

Exhibition History
• 2020.01.21–2021.01.21. ‘Aristocracy at the Helm of Fashion. From Alexandre Vassiliev foundation collection.’ Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Vilnius, Lithuania.