Dress

Designer: Jeanne Hallée (French, 1880–1914)

Date: 1907

Culture: French

Medium: silk

Dimensions: Length at CB: 70 in. (177.8 cm)

Credit Line: Gift of Howard Sturges, in memory of his mother, Mrs. Howard O. Sturges, 1949

Accession Number: C.I.49.2.5

Description

In an ingenious fusion of Art Nouveau and the palette, line, and specific motifs of chinoiserie, a blue-and-white cloud pattern is isolated at the shoulder in the manner of Manchu court robes.

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