Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Evening dress

Design House:
House of Chanel (French, founded 1913)
Designer:
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1930
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk, sequins
Credit Line:
Gift of Mlle. Chanel, 1955 (C.I.55.61.1a-c)
Accession Number:
C.I.55.61.1a–c
Not on view
Chanel's own Chanel, the sequined tunic reprises the sequined cardigan ensembles Chanel had pioneered in the 1920s. This landmark and signature style returned in Chanel's first collections upon resuming her business in Paris in 1954.
Related Objects

Ensemble

Artist: House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: 1960–65 Medium: wool, silk, metal, cotton, synthetic, mother-of-pearl Accession: 2014.158.1a–f On view in:Not on view

Ensemble

Artist: House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: 1960–65 Medium: silk, leather, cotton, metal Accession: 2014.158.2a–g On view in:Not on view

Ensemble

Artist: House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: 1960–65 Medium: wool, silk, cotton, leather, metal, mother-of-pearl Accession: 2014.158.3a–h On view in:Not on view

Shoes

Artist: House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: ca. 1996 Medium: a,b) silk, leather, metal Accession: 2006.420.134a, b On view in:Not on view

Shoes

Artist: House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Date: ca. 1990 Medium: a,b) cotton, leather Accession: 2006.420.135a, b On view in:Not on view