(Back Side) Evening dress | Madeleine Vionnet 1936 | Vionnet creates both a fluid skirt and inventive bodice with panels that frame a plunging back, then extend over the shoulders to be gather in a pleated drapery detail. The sinuous line and cutaway exposures of the dress make it an excellent example of the period.
Evening Dress, Madeleine Vionnet: ca. 1933, bias-cut rayon jersey, silk crepe sash. "The dress was made of rayon jersey, treated in bias cut to fit around the body. The surrounding sash has the effect of highlighting the sleek body. The dress is from Madeleine Vionnet's personal wardrobe. Front