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Courrèges, André, white patent leather long sheath dress

Description

White patent leather long sheath dress; sleeveless; semi-low round neckline; top stitched around neckline and armscye; yoke top of dress front and back; dress top stitched on yoke down both sides, center front and back seam; top half of dress lined in synthetic lining, bottom half of dress lined in fleece; dress- center back metal zipper closure patent leather.

Source

HCT.1986.162.16

Provenance

This dress was worn by Mrs. Frank (Isabel) Eberstadt. Isabel was the daughter of poet Ogden Nash. Born in 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, she later married Frederick Eberstadt. Frederick was a well-known photographer and style-setter in New York City. They were key figures in the New York social scene in the 1960s and 70s. Isabel was a graduate of Bryn Mawr and a published writer.

Designer

Courrèges, André

Design Elements

Shift Dress, Tube Silhouette

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Vinyl

Decade

1960-1969

Color

White

Files

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courreges zipper.jpg
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courreges welt pocket.jpg
courreges inside hem knit pile.jpg
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Collection

Citation

“Courrèges, André, white patent leather long sheath dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 16, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2861.

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