ca 1948 Elsa Schiaparelli evening dress of white satin and matte lavender faille. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of the Brooklyn Museum, gift of Claire Ramsay Roman, Accession Number:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress Designed by Elsa Schiaparelli, French (born Italy), 1890 - 1973 Geography: Made in France, Europe Date: Summer 1937 Medium: Silk crepe with self appliqués and silk velvet ribbon
Evening gown, no date, (but Empire waist puts it in Edwardian period.) Silk and metallic lace and lavender voided velvet. Small train, royal purple silk satin bandeau waist with silk flower at center bodice.
Chartreuse taffeta evening dress by House of Patou, French, In marketing company A. Tenney Associates commissioned French couturiers to design clothing that featured Estron, a new synthetic fiber developed by Tennessee Eastman Corporation.