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Fortuny Red Silk Delphos Gown

Description

Deep pinkish red pleated silk tubular dress, drawstring neckline, glass bead trim along sides, belt of matching silk with stencilled gold design has hook and eye fastenings

Source

HCT.1991.639.1ab

Date

1930-1938

Provenance

This dress was purchased by Jane Linn prior to her marriage to Kenneth Gale in 1938. Jane was the daughter of Milman Linn, Sr. who was the president of the Zanesville Stoneware Company. Jane was born in Zanesville in 1910 and would go on to attend the Columbus School for Girls as well as Ohio State University. She purchased the dress while in Venice, Italy.

Designer

Mariano Fortuny

Fiber/Fabric Information

Silk

Decade

1930-1939

Files

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1991.639.1ab Shoulder Detail.jpg
1991.639.1ab Side Detail.jpg
1991.639.1ab Belt.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Fortuny Red Silk Delphos Gown,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 21, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4942.

Item Relations

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