Art Nouveau style gown designed by the French architect, painter and sculptor, Victor Prouvé. The dress was likely created in the year 1900 or and was put on display at the Salon de la Sociéte National des Beaux-Arts. The piece uses beautiful detail
Dress (Redingote) Date: 181820 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2010 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display
Description courtesy Bryoney Whistlecraft: Dress, Mrs Pialat Delanoue, Paris, ca. Evening dress of pink silk with blue chiffon over-tunic reaching just below knee level, decorated with sparkling beadware. Fastens at back with hook and eyes.