Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Gown

Item

Title

Gown

Description

Navy blue and pink paisley silk chiffon gown; made of sari fabric; bodice constructed in criss-cross style; raglan sleeves flow from front and back panels that are attached at neck edge; back tie belt.

Designed and sewn by Lynn Fontanne in 1965 using fabric from an Indian sari purchased at a London antique store. Worn by Lynn during an interview on PBS in 1980, and in the photograph linked below, "Lynn Fontanne with Cole Leslie and Alfred Lunt." Donor was the niece of Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt.

Creator

Fontanne, Lynn

Date

1965

Source

Donor: Mrs. Suzanne Knapp

Identifier

Object ID #1983.192
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/b61912e6b597ec0262a77d67d168b8c2.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

Fontanne, Lynn, “Gown,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3184.