evening dress

Jean Muir, 1933 - 1995



evening dress

Jean Muir 1933 - 1995

Summary

A-line, princess-line evening dress in black silk organza, closely woven with tufted black velvet spots. Constructed of narrow panels, radiating from the round neck, stitched down to bust and falling in loose pleats below. Cape attached round shoulders and falling round back and upper arms. Neck and cape edged with stitched leather trim. Placket cb cape, fastening with hooks and eyes; cb zip in dress. Fully lined with black silk jersey. Label, cb neck "Jean Muir, London, 12". See also shoes (1994.137).


Object Name

evening dress

Creators Name

Jean Muir

Date Created

1972

Dimensions

(L : 48 in):

accession number

1994.161

Collection Group

costume
womenswear

Place of creation

London

Medium

Credit

Purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund

Legal

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