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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Diana Vreeland: Immoderate Style," December 9, 1993–March 20, 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "CHANEL," May 5, 2005–August 7, 2005.

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