Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Cocktail dress

Item

Title

Cocktail dress

Description

Black silk brocade cocktail dress; black floral damask of rose bouquets in twill. Sheath-style sleeveless dress; bateau neckline with deep center front slit. Bodice shaped with both vertical and horizontal darting, deep plunging V-back, center back zipper closure with a fabric loop over the top of the zipper, unlined. Worn by Valentina.

From Valentina's wardrobe but does not have the hand finishing of her couture house.

Creator

Valentina

Date

1950-1955

Source

Donated by Nina Frantzen

Is Part Of

Identifier

Object ID #1995.329
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/99d7993e508ce02402da0064b114143d.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Valentina, “Cocktail dress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/1397.