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Vionnet, Madeleine Pink Chiffon Dress

Description

Pink color silk crepe and chiffon bias cut dress and slip; BODICE: silk crepe yarn/plain weave, bias cut, deep sleeveless armhole, V neck, waistline van-dycked, bodice fabric twisted over at shoulder to reverse at the back, seams at neck and armhole exposed on right side- all of self fabric-hand stitched; SKIRT: 2 tiered chiffon skirt, handkerchief hem cut in 4 panels- squares which have been ingeniously folded and van-dycked at the waist, thereby creating an uneven double length of the handkerchief hem; SLIP: shoulder strap, side bust darts, normal waist seam, wider band at hip, 2 tier bias cut handkerchief hem at bottom; the dress is mid-calf length, long; gross-grain ribbon label with green chain stitch embroidered name : Madeline Vionnet.

Source

HCT.1988.318.146ab

Date

1926-1929

Provenance

This dress was purchased at auction.

Designer

Vionnet, Madeleine

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Silk

Decade

1920-1929

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Collection

Citation

“Vionnet, Madeleine Pink Chiffon Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 26, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/1666.

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