Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Dress

Item

Title

Dress

Description

A. Blue floral print cotton dress; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers and a floating man playing a green violin; jewel neckline; short kimono sleeves; fitted bodice; side zipper closure; full skirt has been shortened, hem is now released; it is likely the dress was originally mid-calf length and has been shortened to knee length. B. Blue floral print cotton belt; fabric pattern of abstracted white and yellow flowers; 5/8 inches wide; covered buckle.

Fabric designed by Marc Chagall. Worn as a "going away" dress on May 5, 1956 for wedding at St. Sebastian's church.

Creator

McCardell, Claire
Chagall, Marc

Date

1953

Source

Donor: Alice Traxel

Identifier

Object ID #1995.105.ab
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/c752724473f83d5e573df79551100673.jpg

Rights

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

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

McCardell, Claire and Chagall, Marc, “Dress,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3218.