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Evening ensemble

Design House:
Gucci (Italian, founded 1921)
Designer:
Tom Ford (American, born 1961)
Date:
1998
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
(a) rayon; (b) brass; (c, d) leather
Credit Line:
Gift of Gucci, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.136.2a–d
Not on view
Tom Ford designed, with more than a nod to Halston, this slinky silk jersey in a far less constructed version of Vionnet. Like many contemporary white dresses, it suggests the strong influence of the 1930s, first of Paris initiatives and then of Hollywood versions.
Marking: [label] (a, c, d) "GUCCI / MADE IN ITALY"
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