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Evening dress

Design House:
Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937)
Date:
1925–26
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Isabel Shults, 1944
Accession Number:
C.I.44.64.12
Not on view
Dresses by Callot Soeurs feature long fluid versions of the vestigial sleeves seen on Ottoman coats. The Callots are more widely known for their Chinoiserie, but their Persian-Turkish styles often share the same sense of Chinese color.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cubism and Fashion," December 11, 1998–March 21, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Orientalism: Visions of the East in Western Dress," December 8, 1994–March 19, 1995.

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