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The Skeleton Dress; The Circus Collection

Still avant-garde 75 years later! The Skeleton Dress; The Circus Collection | Elsa Schiaparelli | V Search the Collections

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The Skeleton Dress; The Circus Collection

Evening dress | The Skeleton Dress from The Circus Collection | Designed by Elsa Schaparelli (1890-1973) and Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) | Made in Paris, 1938 | Materials: silk crêpe, trapunto quilting, cotton wadding | To many contemporaries the sinister black skeleton evening dress with its padded representations of human bones was an outrage - an offence against good taste | The skeleton dress is so constricted that it became a second skin | VA Museum, London

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The Skeleton Dress; The Circus Collection

Evening dress | The Skeleton Dress from The Circus Collection | Designed by Elsa Schaparelli (1890-1973) and Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) | Made in Paris, 1938 | Materials: silk crêpe, trapunto quilting, cotton wadding | To many contemporaries the sinister black skeleton evening dress with its padded representations of human bones was an outrage - an offence against good taste | The skeleton dress is so constricted that it became a second skin | VA Museum, London

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X-RAY Zombie Pin up dress Black Retro Halloween Costume Skeleton Dress Wiggle Ralph Lauren

X-RAY Zombie Pin Up Dress // Halloween Dress // Skeleton Dress by GraveyardShift13

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Skeleton Dress 1938 Elsa Schiaparelli Paris the skeleton dress is so constricted that it became a second skin and the imitation anatomy sat defiantly proud of the fine matt silk surface.

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